Gross Domestic Product was estimated to have increased by 0.7% between Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2015 and Quarter 2 (Apr to June) 2015.
The Index of Services is estimated to have increased by 2.7% in May 2015 compared with May 2014. All of the 4 main components of the services industries increased in the most recent month compared with the same month a year ago.
In June 2015, the amount spent in the retail industry increased by 0.9% compared with June 2014, but decreased by 0.1% compared with May 2015.
In 2013, 1.1% of registered businesses in the UK were foreign-owned, but contributed 28.2% of value added.
In 2013 the approximate Gross Value Added at basic prices (aGVA), generated by the local activity of businesses in the UK Non-Financial Business Economy reached £1 trillion for the first time.