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UK unemployment rate hits 44-year low

Real wages rise at fastest pace since August 2016 but average earnings remain below pre-financial crisis peak

Inflation falls in February as transport and food prices decline

Food and non-alcoholic beverage prices rose by 0.1 per cent between January and February having jumped by 0.8 per cent a year ago

UK economic growth stronger than expected in final quarter of 2017

Numbers are better than initial predictions, but still indicate slow expansion say analysts 

UK wage growth data disappoints again

Three month average real total pay fell by 0.7 per cent in May, the fastest decline since August 2014

More than two million UK jobs linked to EU investment

The 'experimental' figures from the Office for National Statistics highlight the vulnerability of UK workers if we were to crash out of the EU single market and the customs union

Brexit has had no major impact on the economy, says ONS

Office of National Statistics' view contrasts starkly with Bank of England and the OECD, who have both slashed forecasts.

UK bonuses rise to record £44bn beating pre-crisis peak

The average bonus for UK employees was around £1,600, workers in the financial and insurance industry were awarded sums averaging £13,400