UK manufacturing growth accelerated slightly in March to its fastest pace in eight months, a survey has shown.
Only one in five employees expects their pay to rise by two per cent or more this year, dampening hopes that wage increases will spur further economic growth, according to new figures.
A decline in housebuilding has resulted in a worse-than-expected start to the year for Britain's construction industry, official figures showed today.
GROWTH of UK construction sector activity accelerated in February to its fastest pace since October, a survey has revealed.
UK manufacturing growth accelerated in February to its fastest pace in seven months but remained well adrift of its rate of expansion in the first half of last year, a survey has shown.