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Quarterly UK Forecast
UK growth will struggle this year and next, but the medium term outlook is better, with a business-friendly Brexit more likely.
Stimulating business investment could help revive stagnating Scottish economy.
The UK labour market faces a rockier period, with unemployment expected to rise.
Bi-annual Financial Services Forecast
UK financial services set for slowdown next year and only a gradual pickup in growth is predicted in the latter stages of the decade.
Region and City Forecast
Our 2017 EY empower the English regions report shows a good performance, but challenges ahead as Brexit negotiations move the UK into uncharted territory.