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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.


Region and City Forecast

EY Region and City Forecast 2016

Region and City Forecast

The latest UK economic forecast which examines the current economic trends and outlook for the next three years in 12 regions and 30 cities across the UK.


Autumn Statement

EY ITEM Club Autumn Statement Predictions 2016

Autumn Statement 2016 

Peter Spencer, Chief Economic Advisor, EY ITEM Club, gives his comments following the Autumn Statement.


Quarterly UK Forecast

EY ITEM Club Autumn Forecast 2016

Autumn 2016

UK economy to enter prolonged period of weaker growth.


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.


Bi-annual Financial Services Forecast

EY ITEM Club Outlook for Financial Services Summer 2016

Summer 2016

UK’s leave vote injects major uncertainty into the economic forecast.


Scotland Forecasts

EY Scottish ITEM Club Forecast 2017

2017 Forecast

Slower economic growth expected for Scotland over the next couple of years.