Recent news about the economy points to a potential downturn. Economist Paul Hollingsworth looks into whether the picture is really so bleak
The latest official figures revealed a tick up in unemployment at the end of last year, and economic growth in the fourth quarter was weaker than anticipated.
Meanwhile, a number of retailers have gone into administration and job cuts and store closures have been announced.
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