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LLOYDS BANK PMI: Business activity in April grew at its fastest rate across England in 2017 so far

Business activity growth gains momentum for second month running Job creation revives as  new orders surge Businesses raise prices charged at fastest rate in nearly nine years West Midlands is top-performing region, recording fastest growth in output and employment LONDON, … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank’s Business in Britain report: Business confidence stabilised at the start of 2017 but economic uncertainty continues to be a threat

Confidence stabilising from a four year low in September Businesses cite economic uncertainty as the biggest threat for 2017 Export intentions to Middle East and Asia jump Results signal higher inflation and a slowdown in economic growth LONDON, 03-Jan-2017 — … Read the full press release

Output growth remained subdued across England and Wales in May – Lloyds Bank Regional Purchasing Managers’ Index

Output continues on weak growth path as inflows of new business move closer to stagnation England sees one of slowest rises in activity for three years; growth in Wales at 45-month low Employment increases only marginally as slowdown in hiring … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Regional Purchasing Managers’ Index®: Output growth and employment slightly higher in March but first quarter the worst in three years

Output growth picks up slightly in March despite slower rise in new business Wales records stronger increase in business activity than all English regions Signs of inflationary pressures returning as prices rise at faster rate LONDON, 12-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Business activity growth across England and Wales regained some momentum in October – Lloyds Bank Regional Purchasing Managers’ Index®

Business activity rises in all regions except the North East Employment increases at a faster pace, led by strong job creation in East of England Marginal rise in average charges for goods and services amid weak cost inflation and falling … Read the full press release

50 company CEOs opened trading in London to celebrate London Stock Exchange’s launch of ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2015

Second edition of landmark report launched; backed by the three major UK political parties Identifies fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in UK Publication examines opportunities and challenges facing SMEs 50 company CEOs open trading in … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank research shows UK mid-sized businesses are being too conservative in their export ambitions

Three in five mid-sized firms do not currently export Less than one in ten plan to start exporting in the next five years Lack of understanding and suitable contacts are the main barriers to overseas trade LONDON, 27-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — UK … Read the full press release