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  • Business activity continues to rise

    Private sector business activity rose across England and Wales during the final month of 2015, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Regional Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). The pace of expansion was solid, though marginally slower than in November.   The index for England’s combined manufacturing and service sectors was 55.5 in December, slightly below November’s reading of 56.0 but indicating a solid rate of expansion overall. The index has now registered ...

    Posted at January 11, 2016 | By : | Categories : News,Rural Business | Comments Off on Business activity continues to rise
  • Business activity growth slows

    Economic growth in England and Wales lost further momentum in August, as most regions recorded smaller increases in business activity and new work, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Regional Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). The business activity index for England registered a 27-month low of 55.7 in August, down from 56.7 in July, even after accounting for a seasonal slowdown in activity. Growth has now weakened in four of the past five months; however the index ...

    Posted at September 14, 2015 | By : | Categories : News,Rural Business | Comments Off on Business activity growth slows