Retail sales volumes saw further improvement in July of 3.6% month-on-month, as the sector benefitted from a full month of non-essential retailers being allowed to open, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
UK productivity, measured in terms of output per hour worked, saw a record decline in the second quarter of this year as it fell 2.5% quarter-on-quarter, according to a “flash” estimate from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Scotland's unemployment rate increased by 0.4 percentage points to 4.5% from April to June this year, according to the latest Labour Market Statistics from the Office for National Statistics. The data also revealed that the proportion of people aged 16-64 in work decreased over the quarter by 0.4 pe
Retail sales in the UK increased by 13.9% in June, marking the second month of significant improvement in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).