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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 02/02/2010 - 09:43

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We're usually right, claims the ONS

ONS has defended its estimates of GDP growth, which have been attacked by economists as excessively gloomy.

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 01/01/2010 - 16:25

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UK Vital Signs: an economy in need of intensive care

New Year’s Day, and the end of a decade, is as good a time as any to look at the economy’s vital signs.

Wed, 25/11/2009 - 16:34

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GDP: no comfort for economists or Alistair Darling

Figures released today show that the UK economy was still in recession in the third quarter of 2009.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 23/11/2009 - 17:56

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Sinking fast or bouncing back?

At 9.30 am on Wednesday all eyes in the City will be pinned to their screens as the ONS releases its latest estimate of the GDP in the third quarter of 2009.

David Lipsey :: Wed, 08/07/2009 - 16:01

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Nonsense about public sector pensions

The British North-American Committee sounds a solid enough organisation and its document “The need for transparency in public sector pensions&rdqu

Fri, 24/04/2009 - 00:00

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Recession deepening as GDP fall accelerates

The recession deepened in the first quarter of 2009, as the UK's GDP fell by 1.9 per cent, compared with 1.6 per cent the previous quarter. The increased rate of decline in output was due to weaker services and production output, latest figures from ONS show.