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‘Brexit uncertainties’ are preferable to potential no-deal damage

Editorial: While there is some hope it may be ameliorated or avoided altogether, investment, even in its depressed state, will be higher than if no-deal Brexit was delivered

Economists are united by one thing: Brexit will make our economy worse

Boris Johnson’s ‘boosterism’ is intended to counteract the negative shock of leaving the EU – but haphazardly shaking the ‘magic money tree’ will not be enough

UK economy unexpectedly grows 0.2% in February

Manufacturing surges as British companies stockpile goods ahead of expected disruption

UK economy slows down amid Brexit uncertainty

Output expanded just 0.2 per cent in the final quarter, down from 0.7 per cent in the previous three months

UK business investment falls as Brexit uncertainty strikes UK firms

The Office for National Statistics judges that investment by companies fell by 0.7 per cent in the three months to June, following a contraction of 0.5 per cent in the first quarter

Why countries are competing in happiness rankings

A global movement for transforming current economic models to one based on wellbeing is gathering support

UK economy in grip of most feeble recovery on modern record, says IFS

Analysing historic data on UK GDP per capita the think tank shows it has been weaker even than what followed the agonising slump of the early 1920s

UK retirement bill up more than £1 trillion in five years

State and employers bet on future workers to fund a massive gap in the nation’s ‘mind-boggling’ pension liabilities