Effective competition policies – a key to prosperity

Effective competition policies – a key to prosperity

Related Content Historically, the UK has not had as effective competition policies as other countries – but that can change The announcement of an in depth investigation into competition in the UK market in funerals is welcome. It suggests that the UK is getting more...
20 years of the euro

20 years of the euro

Related Content Twenty years after the creation of the euro, a powerful cocktail of forces have made the southern economies of Europe permanently uncompetitive compared to the northern economies and the wider international economy. Yet the currency may limp on for...
The ‘end of austerity’ and what should come next

The ‘end of austerity’ and what should come next

The Prime Minister’s announcement last week that ‘austerity’ would end and that the Conservative Party had got the message is good politics. Post-Brexit, the Conservative Party has a political challenge. This is to turn itself into an effective people’s party that...
Tax grab or workers’ liberation?

Tax grab or workers’ liberation?

On both sides of the Atlantic, the normally specialist topic of corporate governance – rules governing the structure and administration of listed companies – is becoming one of the key political battlegrounds. In the US, Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to shake up...
Financial Stability Post Brexit

Financial Stability Post Brexit

As Brexit approaches and the international economy marks the tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, people are thinking about what Brexit will mean for financial stability in relation to the UK economy, London as an international financial centre and...