In most cases, while the path to progress is not without problems, few would roll back the clock.
Inflation surges to the highest level since April 2012 amid increase in food prices and transport costs.
British currency rises against major crosses for second successive session as Prime Minister Theresa May heads to Brussels.
Business lobby group calls on Philip Hammond to deliver Autumn Budget that will allow UK to grow its way out of austerity.
Online retailer to create more permanent Jobs with the opening of a new fulfilment centre in Bolton.
Confidential document suggests trade talks between London and Brussels could begin soon despite claims that Brexit negotiations were deadlocked.
Survey of more than 7,100 businesses reveals improvements in the manufacturing sector in the third quarter.
The French government now wants to extend unemployment benefits to independent entrepreneurs, farmers and merchants who go bankrupt.
Washington-based lender says there is no evidence to suggest that raising taxes on high-earners would adversely affect economic performance.
Price cap will be formally unveiled by ministers on 12 October 2017 and will last until at least 2020.
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors says its house price balance was unchanged at +6 during September.
Data suggests the American job market was healthy but a little less active in August with employers advertising plenty of job openings.
Chancellor says he considers such an outcome highly unlikely, but stressed that uncertainty about Brexit is acting as a dampener on the British economy.
Industrial production figures and improved retail sales help the sterling reverse recent losses.
Pound's slump in the wake of the Brexit referendum has made Britain a more appealing destination for overseas tourists.
Industrial action by public sector workers causing disruption as nine unions take part in coordinated work stoppages.
Like-for-like sales were up 1.9% compared to the same month a year earlier in September, compared with a 1.6% increase in August.
EU nationals make up 6% of the total workforce in the retail sector and over 20% of firms have reported staff returning to the EU.
Royal Mint introduced the old coins in 1983 to replace the £1 note but they will stop being legal tender on Sunday.
Consumer spending index falls 0.3% compared to a year earlier in September following a 0.2% increase in August.