The UK's manufacturing sector lost momentum in January, as activity slowed to a three-month low.
Published 1 February 2021
UK manufacturing activity dropped to a three-month low in October signalling a challenging start to the fourth quarter of this year as new COVID-19 restrictions come into force.
Published 3 November 2020
UK manufacturing activity reached a 30-month high in August as firms across the UK restarted operations after the coronavirus lockdown.
Published 1 September 2020
UK businesses outperformed their international counterparts on a series of metrics tracking recovery from COVID-19 during July, according to Lloyds Bank.
Published 21 August 2020
UK manufacturing activity reached a 16-month high last month, marking the fastest expansion since November 2017, according to the latest IHS Markit/Cips UK manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI).
Published 4 August 2020
Widespread business shutdowns at home and abroad in response to the coronavirus pandemic has unsurprisingly resulted in a rapid reduction in UK private sector output during April, according to latest IHS Markit/ CIPS Flash UK Composite PMI.
Published 23 April 2020
Stock markets have suffered their worst quarter in over thirty years after the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted economies across the globe.
Published 1 April 2020
IHS Markit/CIPS Flash UK PMI has signalled a record slump in business activity amid emergency public health measures to halt spread of coronavirus.
Published 24 March 2020
Growth of manufacturing output accelerated to a ten-month high in February, according to the latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI.
Published 2 March 2020
The start of 2020 saw the performance of the UK manufacturing sector steady following the downturn experienced through much of last year, according to the latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI.
Published 3 February 2020
The most recent IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers Index has revealed that the British manufacturing industry's job losses have hit the worst level in seven years.
Published 3 December 2019
The number of Scottish workers earning less than the real Living Wage in Scotland has dropped by 13% in the last year, exceeding the decline seen across the UK as a whole (10%), according to analysis from KPMG.
Published 4 November 2019
Public financial confidence has fallen to reach its lowest level in three months, according to the household finance index by IHS Markit.
Published 21 August 2019