The latest news, updates and opinions on Economy from the expert team here at MoneyWeek
How likely are Spring Budget tax cuts? What the economists say
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is expected to announce some tax cuts in the Spring Budget. But analysts warn they may come at a price for the UK
Retailer price inflation falls to near-2 year low, new figures show
A fall in supermarket inflation led the way, with fresh food price hikes dropping significantly since January.
By Henry Sandercock Published
Should your business invest in a VoIP phone service?
Here's what you need to know about VOIP (voice over IP) services before landlines go digital in 2025.
By David Prosser Published
The end of China’s boom
Like the US, China too got fat on fake money. Now, China's doom is not far away.
By Bill Bonner Published
The many frauds of Dozy Mmobuosi, failed Sheffield United owner
Profile Dozy Mmobuosi was a big-hitter with a fintech empire when he stepped in to rescue a failing Yorkshire football club. But he was not quite the saviour he seemed.
By Jane Lewis PublishedProfile
What is the future of Royal Mail in the UK?
With fewer of us sending letters and parcels, the Royal Mail is finding dealing with the nation’s post is an increasingly unprofitable and costly business.
By Simon Wilson Published
What does a UK recession mean for you?
Analysis Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show UK GDP growth has gone into reverse. But what is a recession?
By Henry Sandercock Last updatedAnalysis
UK GDP: Economy entered a recession at the end of 2023
The UK fell into a recession in the final three months of 2023, as the economy shrank unexpectedly
By Vaishali Varu Published
Will interest rates fall?
Briefings The Bank of England held interest rates at 5.25% again at its latest meeting on 1 February. But can we expect rates to fall when the MPC meets again next month?
By Ruth Emery Last updatedBriefings
CPI vs RPI inflation: what’s the difference?
Explainer Inflation is the rise in costs for goods and services over time. The two measures are RPI and CPI - but what do these mean and what are the differences?
By Kalpana Fitzpatrick Last updatedExplainer