Richard Partington, The Guardian

Richard Partington

The Guardian

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Recent articles by Richard:

House prices in south of England fall for first time since 2009

Brexit uncertainty takes toll but prices climb slowly in east Midlands and east of England → Read More

UK wages rise at fastest rate for a decade despite Brexit risks

British workers’ pay rose 3.9% over last three months in sharp contrast to slowing economy → Read More

UK retailers demand business rate cuts to save high street stores

Marks & Spencer and other chains say tax changes needed to save jobs and communities → Read More

Britons' fear of unemployment spikes in last five years

ONS survey reveals increasing job insecurity as Brexit looms and risks of recession mount → Read More

Boost UK economy with higher wages and more days off – report

New Economics Foundation says putting money in workers’ pockets will raise productivity → Read More

With Britain on the cusp of recession, 'doomsters' may be proven right

Brexit uncertainty has acted like a handbrake on business activity and dictating corporate caution → Read More

House prices fall unexpectedly as pre-Brexit caution bites

Likelihood of no-deal departure holding people back from buying or selling, analysts say → Read More

Trump hints he is ready to dig in for long US-China trade war

Tweet in support of US farmers suggests dispute with Beijing could extend well in to 2020 → Read More

UK retailers experience worst July since sales records began

Total sales increase by 0.3%, according to data compiled by the British Retail Consortium → Read More

London is increasingly home to the top 1% by income, study finds

Highest earners in the country overwhelmingly middle-aged men living in the south-east → Read More

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war

Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs → Read More

John McDonnell questions chancellor's suitability for office

Letter to PM cites Sajid Javid’s career selling CDOs and alleged links to tax avoidance scheme → Read More

Bulgarian World Bank chief on brink of winning IMF role

Hopes of George Osborne dashed as EU states opt for Kristalina Georgieva → Read More

Why is Trump imposing tariffs on China and how could it affect global economy?

The US is threatening to impose tariffs on a further $300bn of Chinese goods → Read More

Global markets take fright as Trump ramps up US-China trade war

US president threatens to impose $300bn of tariffs on Chinese goods → Read More

UK manufacturing 'suffocating' as output slips to seven-year low

Sector hit by concerns over no-deal Brexit and faltering global demand → Read More

Bank of England warns of 1 in 3 chance of Brexit recession

Committee votes 9-0 to keep interest rates at 0.75% as uncertainty drags down the UK economy → Read More

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25% – its first in a decade

US central bank signals growth is slowing in the world’s largest economy → Read More

British consumer keeps UK plc afloat as key sectors start to sink

As a no-deal Brexit looks increasingly likely sterling is starting a steep slide and growth is stalling → Read More

How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? July verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and trade → Read More