GDP figures: What they mean for businesses
25 July 2013 Last updated at 12:26 BST
The UK economy grew by 0.6% in the three months to June, according to official figures.
The figure was in line with market expectations, and is up from 0.3% growth in the previous quarter.
Output grew in all of the construction, manufacturing and services sectors the Office for National Statistics said.
Sarah Dickins at the Llanwern steelworks in Newport, and Paul Murphy at Grimsby docks in North Lincolnshire report on how the figures are affecting businesses.