This Review draws together key economic stories from ONS economic statistics produced over the last month.
E-commerce sales increased in 2014 - also the latest estimates of the values of e-commerce and the adoption and use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) by UK businesses.
The Index of Services is estimated to have increased by 2.7% in September 2015 compared with September 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.
UK gross domestic product in volume terms was estimated to have increased by 0.5% in Quarter 3 (July to Sept) 2015, unrevised from the previously published estimate.
Business investment grew by an estimated £0.9 billion (2.2%) since Quarter 2 (Apr to June) 2015. It increased by 6.6% compared with the same quarter a year ago.
Findings on property crime from the year ending March 2015 Crime Survey for England and Wales and crimes recorded by the police.