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EY have been sole sponsors of the ITEM Club for 25 years. It is the only non-governmental forecasting group to use HM Treasury's model of the UK economy. Our reports provide a detailed economic analysis and forecast of economic activity for the period ahead. They are independent of any political, economic or business bias.

Mark Gregory, Our Chief Economist, provides the business implications of these macro-economic forecasts. Our team includes around 40 economists, and we are well-placed to help you understand the implications of economic change for your business.

Quarterly UK Forecast

EY ITEM Club Summer Forecast 2014: full report

Summer 2014

UK economy ‘hits the sweet spot’, says EY ITEM Club Summer Forecast.

Special reports

EY ITEM Club Special report on services exports

EY ITEM Club special report on services exports

EY ITEM Club's special report identifies services exports' increasingly vital role in rebalancing the UK economy away from consumer spending.

Quarterly Financial Services Forecast

ITEM Club Financial Services

Spring 2014

UK recovery looks firmer, but policy announcements and an expected interest rate rise from 2015 present challenges.

Scotland Forecasts

EY - Scottish ITEM Club summer update

Summer update 2014

EY Scottish ITEM Club upwardly adjusts its 2014 growth forecast in light of improved consumer confidence and an expected global economic upturn.

EY - Scottish ITEM Club forecast 2014

Forecast 2014

Scotland is enjoying its most sustained period of economic growth in three years, thanks in part to increased consumer spending.

Bi-annual Ireland Forecast

The Economic Eye is the only forecast that covers both North and South Ireland together.

EY - Economic Eye Winter 2013

Winter 2013

Finally: “green shoots” of recovery in the All-Island domestic economy.