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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.

EY ITEM Club is part of Economics for Business, which provides knowledge, analysis and insight to help businesses understand the economic environments in which they operate, both in the UK and within the Global economy.

EY ITEM Club Autumn Statement preview - November 2015

EY ITEM Club Autumn Statement - instant reaction

Tweaks to OBR forecast amount to ‘rounding of errors’ says EY ITEM Club

EY ITEM Club Autumn Statement preview - November 2015

Autumn Statement preview

‘Tinkering around the edges’ but OBR’s fiscal forecast is unlikely to provoke policy change in the Autumn Statement.

Quarterly UK Forecast

EY ITEM Club Autumn Forecast 2015

Autumn 2015

Tougher years ahead for UK economy as consumers’ ‘sugar rush’ begins to fade.

Special reports

EY ITEM Club Special Report on Business Investment September 2015

Special Report on Business Investment September 2015

The UK economy will avoid the threat of stagnation, with business investment levels to reach a record high.

Quarterly Financial Services Forecast

EY ITEM Club Outlook for Financial Services Summer 2015

Summer 2015

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 Forecasts

EY Scottish ITEM Club Summer Update 2015

Summer Update 2015

Scotland’s economy off to a slow start in 2015, but solid prospects for the rest of the year.