The UK is no longer in the depths of a recession, according to the National Institute of Economic & Social Research (NIESR).
In its latest monthly estimate the NIESR confirmed that Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 0.8% in July, August and September after just 0.1% in the previous quarter.
The two consecutive quarters of growth in the UK, assisted by the London 2012 Olympics and a scattering of Bank Holidays, reflected the most robust rate of growth since July 2010.
The report stated: "Unless output turns down again, the recession is over, while the period of depression is likely to continue for some time.
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