April Monthly Briefing

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Data Roundup

  • Inflation overshoot the Bank of England's target last month. Inflationary pressures are still underway as the rise in input costs remains at multi-year highs.
  • Manufacturing investment contracted in 2016 ending a six-year recovery cycle.
  • The manufacturing sector added 7,000 jobs to the UK economy last year.



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