Electric cars: a question for the next PM

Electric cars: a question for the next PM

Related Content Could batteries for electric cars be a successful intervention in industry? Jaguar Land Rover’s decision to build a range of electric cars at its Castle Bromwich factory in the Midlands is a welcome boost for the government’s industrial strategy. The...
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...
Why be afraid of No Deal?

Why be afraid of No Deal?

Related Content The risks can be managed and we still have some good bargaining chips When the EU Withdrawal Agreement comes before Parliament in a few weeks, MPs will be asked to accept the deal on offer – or to risk ‘no deal’. The latter has been almost universally...
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...