The UK jobs market has “softened” as Brexit uncertainty weighed on hiring in September, City analysts have said after the latest set of UK labour market figures.
The UK economy avoided falling into a recession after UK Gross Domestic Product (GDP) returned to growth in the third quarter.
Aberdeen's economy is forecast to grow in the years ahead, a new report has revealed.
Rising property costs have increased inequality as the poorest families have borne the brunt of the housing crisis, according to a think-tank.
Permission has been granted for a £120 million development of homes, offices and a hotel in Newcastle despite opposition from football fans who said it will spoil a famous view of the St James’ Park stadium.
Sajid Javid has said the Conservatives will increase borrowing to pay for new infrastructure as he heralded new fiscal rules for a “new economic era”.
UK consumer credit growth has slumped to its lowest level in five years, according to new data.
Scotland’s Finance Secretary will insist the county can “more than afford” to be independent.
Labour’s general election manifesto will be written “from the grassroots up”, John McDonnell said as he kicked off a UK-wide pre-poll campaign tour in Essex.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed that the UK economy slid into decline in the second quarter of 2019, in the latest update of its figures.
The supermini market continues to be one of the most popular in the UK – with the Ford Fiesta continuing to dominate the sales charts and the Vauxhall Corsa not too far behind.
A no-deal Brexit could lead to the UK’s first recession for a decade, according to new analysis.
The report also reveals that “failing to look properly” is the most common cause of crashes, followed by poor turn or manoeuvre and failure to judge another person’s path accurately.
Scottish spending on takeaways increased by 9% last year to cross the £1 billion mark, according to new figures.
Donald Trump has called on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by at least a full percentage point “over a fairly short period of time”, saying it would make the US economy even better and would “greatly and quickly” enhance the global economy.
Gordon Brown has suggested that the Government’s response to another potential economic downturn would be “very different” from his actions during the 2008 financial crash.
A housebuilder has delivered a £57 million boost to the north-east economy, according to a new report.
The Scottish Government has launched an economic action plan, including an £18 million fund for advanced manufacturing and the piloting of two new “productivity clubs” for businesses.
A rise in drone usage in the oil and gas industry and in Scotland’s farming industry could help to deliver a £42 billion boost to the UK economy by 2013, a new report has forecast.
Europe’s beleaguered capital of oil and gas has powered its way into the top five in a league table of the UK’s fastest-growing city economies.
A local authority is set to be £3 million over budget by April – and says a lack of council tax payments is partly to blame.
A North-east MP has said serious concerns remain about the roll-out of Universal Credit.
Almost £9 billion of public and private investment is due to be delivered to benefit the North-east before 2030, it was revealed today.
Fears that the North-east economy will suffer a huge blow due to a major rail development have been disputed by a UK Government minister.
Higher taxes will revitalise the Aberdeen economy, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told the Evening Express.
A former oil worker made redundant in the downturn is bouncing back with a booming ice cream parlour.
A city businessman says he is "devastated" after his company was placed into administration.
TWO scenarios for the future of the North-east's economy have been spelled out by a leading businessman.
BUSINESS activity in the private sector dropped due to the downturn in the oil and gas industry, according to a new report. The Scottish economy contracted in November according to the Bank of Scotland’s monthly purchasing managers index (PMI). It comes after there was modest growth in October. For more on this story visit Energy Voice.
A NEW private sector body was launched today - with the prospect of at least £50 million to help businesses flourish in the North-east.