80% of fund management industry redundant
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to be congratulated on its recent interim Asset Management Market Study. Its robust, independent and damning evidence skewers any justification that active fund management of listed assets is worth the candle. The consequences for the asset management industry are potentially devastating, but radical surgery is long overdue.
Daniel Mahoney and Tim Knox - 25 November 2016
Daniel Mahoney and Tim Knox provide a detailed examination of the UK final Autumn Statement.
Daniel Mahoney, Tim Knox and George Trefgarne - 18 November 2016
Often justified in terms of being “affordable” in a world where the current cost of government borrowing is extraordinarily low, advocating high levels of infrastructure spending is firmly in fashion.
Daniel Mahoney and Tim Knox - 28 October 2016
Labour’s plans on infrastructure, welfare, employment legislation, tuition fees and shale gas could cost every household nearly £17,500 in just one parliamentary term.
Michael Johnson - 30 September 2016
The ABI Should Be Nice Retaliatory Forgiving and Clear.
Daniel Mahoney, Tony Lodge and Tim Knox - 29 September 2016
Earlier this month a ‘perfect storm’ of circumstances caused electricity prices to rise to record highs with National Grid close issuing an emergency ‘Notice of Insufficient Margin’ to call on extra power.
Daniel Mahoney, Jon Moulton and Tim Knox - 07 September 2016
The UKâ€™s strengths will mean that London continues to be Europeâ€™s leading financial services centre.
Daniel Mahoney - 01 August 2016
The Governmentâ€™s record in reducing dependency on the State is strong, but there is plenty more to do..
Daniel Mahoney, Jon Moulton and Tim Knox - 13 July 2016
The UKâ€™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 Governmentâ€™s debts.
Daniel Mahoney and Tim Knox - 02 July 2016
Scottish independence would entail significant economic risk. Scotlandâ€™s budget deficit is currently over three times higher than the UK average as a % of GDP.
Michael Iakovidis, Daniel Mahoney and Tim Knox - 02 June 2016
Greeceâ€™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.
Nicolas Bouzou, Daniel Mahoney & Tim Knox - 27 April 2016
Stringent labour laws are causing Franceâ€™s labour market to underperform compared to European competitors â€“ reform is now desperately needed.
Daniel Mahoney & Tim Knox - 08 April 2016
The final incomes of the poorest households have â€“ despite or because of the tax and benefit reforms â€“ grown faster than the richest.
Daniel Mahoney - 31 March 2016
The UKâ€™s energy and climate policies have exacerbated the problems faced by the steel industry by burdening it with punitively high electricity prices.
Daniel Mahoney & Tim Knox - 18 March 2016
The Chancellor has ducked much needed major reforms, but he still has a few get out of jail free cards...
Daniel Mahoney & Tim Knox - 12 March 2016
Which is the greater economic risk: an impending recession or missing borrowing forecasts?