13:41 UK time, Wednesday, 6 August 2014
This column may be a bit quiet for a bit, because I am away from the office.
The UK economy will grow faster than expected this year and next, according to business lobby group the British Chambers of Commerce.
UK retail sales rise by 2.6% in July, up just 0.1% from June, figures from Office for National Statistics show.
The economy is producing more than it has ever produced before - so should we not feel more prosperous than ever before?
What's behind the rise in self-employment?
Are the UK's economic growth figures reliable?
Who has benefited from record low interest rates?
The truth about the UK's borrowing and debt
How GDP became such an important measurement
When will the global and UK economies recover?
What the chancellor's statement means for you
Why spending levels on public services are falling
How the Bank's new policy on interest rates affects you
The BBC housing calculator helps you find out
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