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‘Tinkering around the edges’ but OBR’s fiscal forecast is unlikely to provoke policy change in the Autumn Statement.
Quarterly UK Forecast
Tougher years ahead for UK economy as consumers’ ‘sugar rush’ begins to fade.
The UK economy will avoid the threat of stagnation, with business investment levels to reach a record high.
Quarterly Financial Services Forecast
The ITEM Club outlook for FS sees encouraging economic growth, but changes announced in the Summer Budget present both challenges and opportunities for financial services.
Scotland’s economy off to a slow start in 2015, but solid prospects for the rest of the year.