UK economy grows by 0.5% over the past quarter

UK ecomony grows by 0.5% over the past three monthsFigures released this morning by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the UK economy grew by 0.5% in the quarter to the end of September. The figure represents a welcome increase on the rise of just 0.1% in the period April to June, but other data suggests the economic picture is still gloomy. Output from the production sector rose 0.5% in the last three months compared to a fall of 1.2% in ...