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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.


Quarterly UK Forecast

EY ITEM Club Spring Forecast 2016

Spring 2016

Businesses to pick up the baton from UK consumers.


Budget 2016 reaction

EY ITEM Club Budget Preview 2016

Budget 2016: EY ITEM Club instant reaction

Productivity revisions have blown a sizeable hole in the public finances.


Special reports

EY ITEM Club Special Report on Consumer Spending February 2016

Special Report on Consumer Spending

One last hurrah for UK consumers in 2016 before household incomes are severely squeezed next year.


Quarterly Financial Services Forecast

EY ITEM Club Outlook for Financial Services Winter 2015-16

Winter 2015-16

The UK financial services industry is set for a stronger year, as the appetite for business and household borrowing increases.


Scotland Forecasts

EY Scottish ITEM Club Summer update 2016

Summer Update 2016

Scotland’s economic growth in 2016 is predicted to be the poorest since 2012.