9th August 2019



Exchange rates: Why is the pound getting weaker?

Image copyright Getty Images The value of the pound dropped sharply after the EU referendum, and has been fluctuating since. It affects everyone – from holidaymakers and those filling up their cars with petrol, to…


What’s going on with my holiday flights?

Image copyright Getty Images A series of disputes over working conditions in the airline sector is causing misery for UK holidaymakers. Possible strike action by staff at firms including British Airways and Ryanair, as well…



UK economy shrinks for the first time since 2012

Image copyright Getty Images The UK economy contracted 0.2% between April and June, its worst performance since 2012, the Office for National Statistics said. The surprise contraction came after a boost to economic growth in…


What is the UK’s GDP?

Image copyright Getty Images The UK’s GDP fell by 0.2% between April and June this year, its worst performance since 2012, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). But what exactly is GDP, and…