MENU
Your location:

Publications

Apocalypse Soon? The Danger of Further Loosening Monetary Policy

Apocalypse Soon? The Danger of Further Loosening Monetary Policy

Daniel Mahoney, Jon Moulton and Tim Knox -

The UK’s softening fiscal stance opens up the very real risk of a further loosening of monetary policy, whereby inflation is used as a way of dealing with the Government’s debts.

Scotland: Could it become Greece without the sun?

Scotland: Could it become Greece without the sun?

Daniel Mahoney and Tim Knox - Economy

Scottish independence would entail significant economic risk. Scotland’s budget deficit is currently over three times higher than the UK average as a % of GDP.

The Pensions Dashboard

The Pensions Dashboard

Michael Johnson - Pensions

Fully functioning, the pensions dashboard could become the ultimate disruptor of incumbent industry providers, but merely providing information will not embed the dashboard into the consciousness of the general public.

Eutopia

Eutopia

Maurice Saatchi - Constitution & Democracy

Lord Saatchi sets out a bold alternative to the two dismal options of Remain and Leave.

Remain or Leave? Weighing the Risks

Remain or Leave? Weighing the Risks

Andrew Tyrie - Constitution & Democracy

Opportunities and risks come with both staying and leaving the EU. Politicians have handed the electorate a tough job. Read Andrew Tyrie's well thought-out reasoning behind his decision to vote Remain in the June 23rd referendum.

The Great Overtake

The Great Overtake

Daniel Mahoney - Economy

The OECD forecasts that the UK's GDP is expected to surpass Germany in the mid 2030s.

No End to the Greek Tragedy

No End to the Greek Tragedy

Michael Iakovidis, Daniel Mahoney and Tim Knox -

Greece’s latest round of fiscal consolidation will hamper economic growth. Unless a package of targeted reforms that is aimed at improving competitiveness comes forward, the Greek economy will be destroyed.

A Convergence of Interests

A Convergence of Interests

Keith Boyfield and Daniel Greenberg - Public Services

Britain must build more houses. Last year, only 136,000 homes were completed in England. But 250,000 new homes a year are required if the Government is to meet its targets of 1 million new homes by 2020.

What of DB, in a TEE World?

What of DB, in a TEE World?

Michael Johnson - Pensions

The UK pensions and savings arena must be simplified in order to secure Britain's long term savings future. We could gravitate to a purely TEE framework, which would require the accommodation of today's EET-based defined benefit (DB) schemes.

How to Sell the Family Silver: Ignore the Banks

How to Sell the Family Silver: Ignore the Banks

John Chown - Economy

John Chown explains how the Government can fairly and efficiently sell the remaining bank shares without losing millions of pounds in the process.

The Lingering Travails of the Loi du Travail

The Lingering Travails of the Loi du Travail

Nicolas Bouzou, Daniel Mahoney & Tim Knox - Social Policy

Stringent labour laws are causing France’s labour market to underperform compared to European competitors – reform is now desperately needed.

The Workplace ISA

The Workplace ISA

Michael Johnson - Pensions

Michael Johnson urges the government to introduce a Workplace ISA to complement the recently announced Lifetime ISA. Auto-enrolment's reach should then be expanded, and both the Lifetime and Workplace ISAs included within its legislative embrace.

Who will fix London's housing crisis?

Who will fix London's housing crisis?

Daniel Mahoney - Politics

Ahead of the London mayoral elections both Sadiq Khan and Zac Goldsmith have pledged to boost housing supply. However, it is likely that building over the next four years will fall far short of the 50,000 new homes needed annually in the Capital.

Dangerous Trends in Modern Legislation... and how to reverse them

Dangerous Trends in Modern Legislation... and how to reverse them

Daniel Greenberg -

The length of new Bills and the number of clauses they include is becoming so great that Parliament is unable to properly scrutinise them.

UK income inequality is falling

UK income inequality is falling

Daniel Mahoney & Tim Knox -

The final incomes of the poorest households have – despite or because of the tax and benefit reforms – grown faster than the richest.