Services close to 80% of UK economy

Via Emily Cadman ft.com

  • “Britain’s service industry recorded its 12th consecutive quarter of growth on Thursday and now accounts for almost 80 per cent of the economy.”
  • “Other growth areas include the vibrant creative industries, encompassing everything from computer games to musical shows. Stian Westlake, policy director at Nesta, the innovation charity, said the sector has enormous potential. “As the world becomes richer, people want to be entertained,” he said.

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