Posts Tagged ‘economics’

Immigration Policies being Formulated in the Dark Says Lords Committee

Friday, July 21st, 2017

The Government will struggle to take control of immigration post-Brexit if it continues to use the woefully inadequate migration data it currently relies on. (more…)

The Future Forum 2017

Monday, July 17th, 2017

The Future Forum 2017 – The Bank of England

Let's talk about economics and how the financial world affects your life. (more…)

Employment up, unemployment and economic inactivity down

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

With all the Brexit problems besieging Theresa May’s government, they did get a fillip from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today in the form of continued good news on employment. (more…)

Oil price slump shows that whatever OPEC does, US fracking can counteract

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

By Michael Baxter, Economics Commentator for The Share Centre
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What does this surprise election result mean for the markets

Friday, June 9th, 2017

UK election: What a hung parliament means for markets (more…)

Dr. Howard Archer appointed as new Chief Economic Advisor to EY ITEM Club

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Peter Spencer to retire after 19 years at the helm (more…)

Oil price falls as OPEC battles forces beyond its control

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

OPEC agrees to extend output cuts but markets are not impressed

• For the time being OPEC is battling forces beyond its control (more…)

UK inflation jumps to highest level since 2013 as core inflation rises too

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Michael Baxter, economics commentator for the Share Centre said:

UK inflation jumped to 2.7% in April, from 2.3% the month before (more…)

UK inflation surges, real wages set to take hit

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

· UK inflation rises to 2.3% – highest level since September 2013
· Growth in real wages close to negative (more…)

CBI/PwC report claims to be an economic case but the motivation is purely political

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Mark Reckless the UKIP Economics spokesman has responded to the CBI/PwC report on Brexit Risks: (more…)

The Bank of England focuses on the visual arts

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

With 11 days to go for the public to nominate a visual artist to feature on the next £20 bank note, the Bank is pleased to deepen its collaboration with visual arts through the arrival of artist Martin John Callanan (more…)

The economics of deflation

Friday, March 27th, 2015

In a speech at Imperial College Business School, Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent explores the economics of deflation. He explains what the theoretical risks are, how the MPC could respond (more…)