UK economy unexpectedly grew by 0.1% in November, latest GDP figures reveal

With inflation forecast to fall in the coming months and the pressure on energy bills set to ease thanks in part to warmer than expected winter weather and a drop in the price of gas, the economic outlook is not looking slightly brighter.To add to the growing optimism, Tesco and Marks & Spencer both recorded bumper Christmas trading figures on Thursday suggesting Britain’s economy may be showing greater resilience than predicted in the face of the cost of living crisis.