National Statistics

LONDON | EU workers leave UK in record numbers as Brexit looms

LONDON — Brexit is already having an impact on Britain’s labor market, with the number of people from the European Union working in the country falling by a record amount. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday the number of EU nationals working in Britain fell by 132,000 in the three months to September compared … Continue reading LONDON | EU workers leave UK in record numbers as Brexit looms

LONDON | UK economy grows at fastest tick in nearly 2 years

LONDON— Official figures show that the British economy grew in the third quarter of the year at its fastest pace for nearly two years. The Office for National Statistics said Friday that the economy expanded by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent in the July to September period. That’s up from the previous quarter’s 0.4 … Continue reading LONDON | UK economy grows at fastest tick in nearly 2 years

LONDON | UK economy accelerates in the 2nd quarter

LONDON  — Britain’s economy accelerated in the second quarter as warmer weather fueled construction and consumer spending after snow and ice curtailed activity in March. The Office for National Statistics said Friday that gross domestic product expanded by 0.4 percent in the three months through June compared with the previous quarter, when growth was 0.2 … Continue reading LONDON | UK economy accelerates in the 2nd quarter