economy

>
 
>
avatar
So it’s good and bad news. Looking at the ICAEW/Grant Thornton UK Business Confidence Monitor out today, confidence remains high, but it has fallen for the first time in two years. 
 
This suggests that businesses are becoming more...
avatar

Our quarterly Economic Insight South East Asia, produced by Cebr, suggests that 2014 will be a better year across ASEAN, boosted by the recovering global economy, with Singapore leading the way.

 

However, debt levels across the region (exce...

avatar
This quarter’s ICAEW/Grant Thornton UK Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) is a very good news story for the UK economy.

With confidence amongst businesses in the UK increasing to a record high, we’re forecasting that the economy will ...
avatar
In 1983 Cyprus became the first place outside the UK to offer ACA training locally. 20 years later, it’s become a powerhouse for ICAEW Chartered Accountants, with Cypriot students regularly scoring the highest in exams.

And I was in Cyprus ...
avatar
Current economic and political policies are all about encouraging growth but do we really know what we are growing, and what sort of growth we want?

Economic growth is at the centre of public policy debates around the world: in the developed wor...
avatar

Keep calm and carry on

by Michael Izza on 25.01.2013 09:47
Today’s GDP figures will no doubt ignite a debate about whether or not the UK is facing a triple dip recession.

There is a risk that, combined with the traditional January blues, the weather and some high profile retail collapses, such tal...
avatar

ICAEW’s first UK Economic Forecast is published today, and it predicts 0.5% contraction this year with a return to growth of just 0.9% in 2013.

Our research suggests a 0.9% fall in business investment in 2013, too, which is far from the OB...

avatar

Business confidence is up and GDP growth could be back to 0.6%, but 2012 continues to look like a year of uncertainty for the UK economy.

 

The latest ICAEW/Grant Thornton Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) shows an upturn in confidence bu...

avatar

2012 will be another year of uncertainty for UK businesses, with scaled down investment plans, reluctance to take on new staff, pay remaining flat, and exports at a standstill. It’s a grim picture.

 

That’s the forecast from the ICAEW/ Gra...

avatar

As the Chancellor prepares his Autumn Statement, ICAEW  has drawn up a list of 12 policy actions to restore business confidence in the short-term.

 

The economy is at a critical stage and we fear there is a real risk of a double dip reces...