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30 June 2015

Our Southampton Office phone lines

Due to our relocation of offices in Southampton we are without phone access for the next few days. Please…
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30 June 2015

GDP revised up but external deficit remains unsustainable

• UK GDP in Q1 2015 was revised up from 0.3% to 0.4% • The current account deficit has improved slightly…
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30 June 2015

Current account deficit ‘alarm bell’ for UK

Commenting on the Q1 National Accounts release, which show the UK’s current account deficit remaining…
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19 June 2015

Retail sales continue to rise but UK growth remains unbalanced

  • Retail sales volumes in May 2015, up 0.2% on the month, up 4.6% on the year • Average store prices…
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18 June 2015

Labour market strengthens and earnings accelerate, but MPC should remain patient

• In three months to April 2015, unemployment fell by 43,000 and employment rose by 114,000 • Also in…
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5 June 2015

MPC must persevere with low interest rates to support business confidence

Commenting on the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) interest rate decision, David Kern, Chief Economist…
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28 May 2015

Falling prices expected to be short-lived

  • Annual CPI inflation in April 2015 was -0.1%, marginally lower than 0.0% in March 2015 • This is…
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22 May 2015

Join Hampshire Chamber at the New Forest Expo 3 June

Showcase exhibition for New Forest businesses marking Lymington’s status as Brand New Forest Town of…
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22 May 2015

Romanian visit set to expand market for Hampshire exporters

Hampshire Chamber of Commerce has strengthened its Romanian links to
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19 May 2015

Hampshire Chamber strengthens business voice in Rushmoor and Hart

Giving firms in north east Hampshire a louder voice in the corridors of power is one of the key aims…
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