BUSINESS LIVE: GDP shrinks 0.2%; Business travel lifts Heathrow

BUSINESS LIVE: British economy shrinks 0.2%; Return of business travel lifts Heathrow; Beazley faces $120m Hurricane Ian loss

UK GDP shrank by 0.2 per cent in the three months to September, representing the start of what is forecast to be a lengthy recession, Office for National Statistics data shows. However, this is a smaller contraction than the 0.5 per cent fall predicted by economists. 

The FTSE 100 will open at 8am. Among UK companies with reports and updates are Heathrow, Beazley, GSK, Halma, TheWorks and AstraZeneca. Read the Friday 11 November Business Live blog below. 

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