The New Year brings the traditional grumbling about the cost of train fares - especially since punctuality has fallen to its lowest level since 2005. Yet new CPS analysis suggests that Britain's rail network is in better shape than many people realise.Read More
The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement speech today outlined a number of welcome changes as well as a lot of tinkering.
The Chancellor should take the opportunity in his Autumn Statement speech on Wednesday to outline a series of proposals which are all cost neutral (at worst), which will boost underlying growth and which will continue to reform public services
Britain must boost its skills if wages are to increase – says Adam Memon, Head of Economic Research at the Centre for Policy Studies.
Britain can be a global hub for peer to peer markets.
Andrew Tyrie MP urges the government to finally answer the West Lothian Question.
Leading economist Keith Boyfield, together with top public lawyer Daniel Greenberg, propose a simple solution to Britain’s planning problem.
If Britain’s employment success is to continue, politicians of all stripes must learn from Germany’s successful labour market reforms.
In the wake of a further expected rise in NHS costs, Jesse Norman MP and Museji Takolia propose an innovative solution to curbing misuse.
At the beginning of the year the Bank of England expected a return to real wage growth. The Governor of the Bank of England now forecasts that wages will grow in real terms by mid-2015. Is the BoE forecast reasonable?
Henry Cobbe and Alexandra Grant propose encouraging prospective students to build assets to fund their fees and living costs.
National Insurance Fund exhaustion could occur as soon as next year warns Michael Johnson.
Leading economist Tim Morgan warns against any sense of complacency over Britain’s economic future despite the recent encouraging trends.
Head of Economic Research, Adam Memon, estimates the potential cost to the UK economy of Labour’s tax policy proposals, if elected in the upcoming general election.