The UK economy is in good health according to two major business lobby groups, the CBI and the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).
The CBI says growth reached a record high in May, marking the best reading since it began gathering data in 2003.
Meanwhile, the BCC upgraded its growth forecast for 2014 from 2.8% to 3.1%, which, if achieved, would be the highest rate since pre-crisis 2007.
That figure is well above the 2.7% forecast by the OBR.
The OBR, or Office for Budget Responsibility, is the government's independent fiscal watchdog.
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