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Slow but steady growth that might stagger in the medium term characterizes the 2014–2018 Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) forecast for the United Kingdom. The EIU notes the upcoming 2014 Scottish independence vote and the 2015 general election as important milestones but predicts no changes. Concerns include the country’s possible exit from the European Union and its continuing austerity that keeps stymies a strong recovery. getAbstract recommends the report’s succinct insights to executives and investors interested in the UK’s prospects.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why the United Kingdom’s economic prospects for the 2014–2018 period are mixed,
  • What results forecasters predict for important upcoming elections and
  • What challenges are on the horizon.
 

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The Economist Intelligence Unit is an independent research and analysis organization.

 

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The UK’s sometimes strained Conservative–Liberal Democrat coalition has governed effectively, despite struggles to improve health care, education and the welfare system. Nonetheless, tensions between the two parties could flare as the 2015 general election nears. Despite the Labour Party’s slim lead...

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