Costa Coffee sales have risen 17.2% in the UK over the past nine months; while the chain has opened 65 stores in Asia. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said, �I feel pretty comfortable about the near-term outlook. But the longer term outlook is going to turn on these bigger questions of business investment, what happens to productivity, what happens to the so-called ...
Resting on one's laurels: TUI welcomes competition but can afford to be magnanimous. Pic: Getty. Nick Goodway. Published: 10 December 2013.
Output from Britain's heavy industries rose more than expected in October, fuelling hopes that the UK's economic recovery, which has so far been driven by consumer spending, is broadening.
Expectations for future house price growth are at a fourteen-year high, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.