Services and exports boost UK economy

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The UK is set to avoid falling back into recession, according to the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC).

The BCC believes a strong performance by Britain's service industries during the first three months of the year has kept the economy growing.

The weakness of the pound has also given exports a boost, as John Longworth, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, explained.

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