Manufacturing output falls to 15-month low as industry anticipates cliff edge Brexit

Ed Dwan
The UK economy has had a stuttering start to 2019, with output in the manufacturing sector plunging to its lowest point since October 2017, according to new research from accountants and business advisors BDO. Many manufacturers in the North West will be affected. BDO’s Manufacturing Index, which tracks business output growth in the sector, fell by 0.23 points to 98.37 in January. Although manufacturing firms have been ramping up their preparations in anticipation of a disorderly Brexit, January’s decline points to an und... For the full story register now for free or login below...