16 April 2014 Last updated at 11:33

Wage rises catch up with inflationcrowd of people

After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.


A Job Centre sign UK unemployment rate falls to 6.9%

The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.

grangemothGrowth in Scottish economy slows

The Scottish economy grew by 0.2% in the final three months of 2013, compared with growth of 0.7% in the UK as a whole.

Robert Peston, economics editor Article written by Robert Peston Robert Peston Economics editor

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