March Monthly Briefing

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Data Round Up

  • UK growth for 2017 revised down to 1.7%, its weakest growth since 2012.
  • Wage pressures beginning to build, backed up by our own Pay Bulletin.
  • Manufacturing activity remains in good health, with February’s manufacturing PMI printing at 55.2
  • Bank of England’s February Inflation Report points to an earlier rate hike than previously thought.


You can read the full economic briefing here.






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