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International Compendium: Economy Theme

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The International Compendium consists of three themes; Economy, Labour Market and Population. The purpose of the compendium is to bring together a selection of comparable statistics for the UK and other European and non European countries along with a series of charts and commentary. Comparisons are made at a number of levels throughout the compend [...] Read more ...

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24 Apr 2014

An International Perspective on the UK

Figure 1: UK real GDP and real GDP per capita (2008=100)
Figure 1: UK real GDP and real GDP per capita (2008=100)

Recent movements in UK economic statistics in an international context. This note is part of a new series of quarterly publications each with a different focus, which aim to support the understanding of the UK economy by drawing international comparisons. These articles use a wide range of data, including information produced by other organisations [...] Read more ...

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24 Apr 2014

Film is GREAT Britain

Film is GREAT Britain. Discover iconic UK movie locations that have played a starring role in your favourite films, including Skyfall, Robin Hood, Gra [...] Read more ...

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24 Apr 2014

Rana Plaza: One year on

The tragic Rana Plaza factory collapse in April 2013 shone a spotlight on the appalling conditions that workers in the developing world endure to produce cheap clothes. One year on, significant progress has been made in improving building safety and working conditions, empowering workers, and urging buyers to take responsibility for their supply c [...] Read more ...

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24 Apr 2014