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GDP Monthly Estimate: January 2021

12 March 2021

UK GDP fell by 2.9% in January as economic activity shrank on the back of lockdown measures. GDP remains 9.0% lower than the level seen before the full impact of the pandemic in February 2020, and...

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UK Budget 2021

04 March 2021

Insights from the UK Budget 2021. "Spend now and pay later" was a clear message that came through the Spring Budget....

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Kantar Grocery Market Share

02 March 2021

Latest data from Kantar suggests that in the 12 weeks to 21 February grocery sales rose by 12.5% on the previous year. In the past four weeks, sales growth was even stronger, rising by 15.1%, the s...

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ONS Retail Sales January 2020

19 February 2021

Retail sales (value, non-seasonally adjusted, excluding fuel) declined by 2.3% year-on-year in January according to the latest ONS data, marking the steepest decline since May last year as England...

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GDP Q4 2020 First Estimate

12 February 2021

Headlines: Annual GDP fell by 9.9% in 2020, the largest yearly decline on record. The widespread economic impact caused by COVID-19 is reflected in the fact that...

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RICS Residential Market Survey January 2021

11 February 2021

The latest RICS Residential Market Survey shows 2021 began with a noticeable reversal in sales market activity, with enquiries, sales and new instructions falling for the first time since May 2020....

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ONS Retail Sales December 2020

22 January 2021

Retail sales (value, non-seasonally adjusted, excluding fuel) dipped by 0.3% year-on-year in December according to the latest ONS data, against a backdrop of shop closures in some regions during th...

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