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UK finance minister Philip Hammond has promised a 'reset' of government policy if Britain's economic weakness continues after business surveys showed a fall in orders and confidence.
Britain's jobless rate has fallen to its lowest level since October 2005. It was 4.9 percent of the workforce in the three months to May
Inflation in Britain was boosted in June by more expensive airfares as football fans flew to France for the Euro 2016 championships.
The Bank of England has left the cost of borrowing unchanged in Britain - for now - which pushed down share prices in London and boosted the pound against the dollar and the euro.
Britain's leadership change, with Theresa May taking over from David Cameron, has boosted the value of the pound, but not by much as foreign exchange traders believe it will fall further.
London's commercial property market has been shaken up by the Brexit vote with property funds having to be frozen to stop investors taking all their money out.
In this edition of Business Line we look at the role of Bank of England governor Mark Carney as he tries to calm the financial world following the Brexit vote.
Finance minister George Osborne plans to cut UK business tax to less than 15 percent to try to cushion the effects of Brexit.
The Bank of England's Governor Mark Carney has said more stimulus will probably been needed for the UK economy over the summer to counter the effects of Brexit.
Britain has voted to leave the European Union, but what about those areas that wanted to stay in, such as Scotland and Northern Ireland? That's the subject of this week's Business Line.