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Wage growth beats expectations

Earnings for British workers in the three months to July defied expectations, while unempl...

  • Sep 11, 2018
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Scale of skills challenge from AI to overshadow Victorian industrial revolution

The Bank of England’s chief economist has warned ‘large swathes’ of people will beco...

  • Aug 20, 2018
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Wages grow but no pressure on Bank of England to hike interest rates

Estimates reveal average weekly earnings for UK employees in the three months to March ros...

  • May 15, 2018
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Markets suggest 85% chance of May rate rise on wage growth boost

Financial markets are pricing in an 85% chance of a Bank of England Base Rate rise next mo...

  • Apr 17, 2018
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Wages rise 2.5% in the year but ‘little reason to cheer’

The number of people in work fell for the second time in a row while wages rose 2.5% in th...

  • Dec 13, 2017
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UK unemployment hits record low

The number of jobless people recorded in the UK fell 57,000 in the three months to June, i...

  • Aug 16, 2017
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UK labour market robust but real wages stagnate

The number of people in work rose in the three months to February 2017 but annual earnings...

  • Apr 12, 2017
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Risk of inflation ‘exaggerated’ says economist

The risks to real household spending from rising inflation are grossly overstated, a senio...

  • Mar 23, 2017
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February mortgage transactions still above 100,000 fuelled by remortgaging and first-time buyers

Estimated gross mortgage lending hit £18.2bn in February with buoyant transaction levels ...

  • Mar 23, 2017
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Employment rate at highest level since 1970s

Employment in the UK rose in the three months to December 2016 to nearly 32 million people...

  • Feb 15, 2017
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