United Kingdom

British Business Confidence at Highest Level Since 2007

Latest sign of economic recovery


Business confidence in the UK is at its highest level since 2007, the latest economic survey from a leading business group has suggested.

The quarterly survey from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is the latest indication that the UK's economic recovery is strengthening.

There was further good news from a survey of the UK's construction sector.

The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' index indicated the sector grew for the second month in a row in June.