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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.


Quarterly UK Forecast

EY ITEM Club Spring Forecast 2017

Spring 2017: Stronger global economy paves the way to Brexit

A revival in the UK’s overseas markets will help the economy move from consumer spending towards trade, and help smooth Brexit's impact on GDP.


Bi-annual Financial Services Forecast

EY ITEM Club Outlook for Financial Services Winter 2016-17

Winter 2016-17

Financial Services sector looks set for long-term growth, despite Brexit uncertainty.


Special report

EY ITEM Club special report on consumer spending

Special report on consumer spending

Consumer spending growth set for a four-year low, with lower earners hit hardest.


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.


Scotland Forecasts

EY Scottish ITEM Club Forecast 2017

2017 Forecast

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