Rebalancing the economy

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The UK is showing strong signs of recovery from the recent recession and holds the number one position in Europe for Foreign Direct Investment. Our 2014 UK Attractiveness Survey tells a compelling story of growth, but raises issues around the concentration of investment in London, with our regions showing slower signs of recovery. At EY, we are committed to understanding the reasons behind this and to start looking at ways in which the UK can effectively ‘rebalance its economy'. We believe that now is the time to consider the manufacturing opportunity.


UK

UK Attractiveness Survey

The UK attracted a record 1065 FDI projects and created over 42,000 jobs in 2015, the most in any year since the survey’s 1997 launch.

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EY ITEM Club: Spring Forecast 2016

EY ITEM Club Spring Forecast 2016

Businesses to pick up the baton from UK consumers.

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EY ITEM Club: Special Report on Consumer Spending

EY ITEM Club special report on consumer spending

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

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Year-end technical updates 2015: poll results

EY - Year-end technical updates 2015: poll results

Finance teams face new challenges in accounting, tax and corporate governance as the demands of standard setters, regulators, tax authorities and stakeholders continue to evolve. View the live poll results.

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Rebalancing: UK region and city economic forecast

EY - Rebalancing: UK region and city economic forecast

The Northern Powerhouse needs time to realise its potential, says our latest report.

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Supporting fast growth businesses and entrepreneurship in London

EY - London skyline and River Thames

London is a global business hub. Find out how we bring our experience of the city and its issues together with specific industry knowledge to support London businesses.

EY ITEM Club: Outlook for Financial Services Winter 2015-16

EY ITEM Club: Outlook for Financial Services Winter 2015-16

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

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UK Profit Warnings: Q1 2016

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UK quoted companies issued 76 profit warnings during Q1.

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Scotland

EY Scottish ITEM Club Forecast 2016

EY Scottish ITEM Club Forecast 2016

Scotland’s economic growth needs to find a better balance.

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Scotland’s Changing Landscape

Change is coming to Scotland, and it is imperative Scottish businesses are ready to respond.

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Scotland Attractiveness Survey

In 2014 Scotland secured its third best year on record for Foreign Direct Investment.

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