Services boost GDP as UK pursues goods-centric Brexit
Services have bolstered UK GDP growth less than a week after Prime Minister Theresa May outlines plans to pursue a Brexit trading relationship with the European Union focused on goods.
UK GDP beats expectations, but growth is lacklustre
The UK economy exceeded forecasts as the gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.5% in the last quarter of 2017, up from 0.4% in the third quarter.
GDP estimate shows ‘notable slowdown’ in UK economy
UK GDP grew by just 0.3% in the second quarter signalling a “notable slowdown” in the domestic economy, according to the Office for National Statistics.