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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 Spring Forecast 2014: full report

Spring 2014

Risks remain, but the UK’s economic recovery is on an increasingly firm footing.


Quarterly Financial Services Forecast

ITEM Club Financial Services

Winter 2014

Improved outlook for the UK economy a solid base for growth in the industry..


Bi-annual Scotland Forecast

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.