“CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond will clobber Brits with a £6 BILLION ‘tax’ rise if he whacks up fuel duty in the Budget, experts claim. A damning report claims just one 3p per litre rise in April would add a small fortune to the nation’s motoring bill – amid growing concerns about households struggling to get
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“An impressive 21 per cent of businesses in London operating from a kitchen table, garage or the like are considering moving into commercial premises, the study from the Centre for Economics & Business Research (Cebr) and YouGov revealed.” Read the full article here.
“The euro zone economy may be building up an impressive head of steam that shows no signs of cooling, but what policymakers at the European Central Bank really want – higher inflation – is still largely absent. Industrial output in the bloc rose faster than anyone polled by Reuters expected in August, according to data
Cebr Economist, Christian Jaccarini, has been quoted in the Daily Mail saying that “Although the industrial sector only accounts for a quarter of GDP it has been the euro zone’s most cyclical sector historically, and so is an important indicator of the economy’s wider health,” Read the full article here.
‘Both globalisation and now increasingly technology are dramatically changing the supply and demand for labour at different points of the skill spectrum. In general they are helping the skilled at the expense of the unskilled, especially in the west.’ Radical policies will be required in order to alleviate technology-driven inequality, argues Cebr Deputy Chairman,
Cebr Deputy Chairman, Douglas McWilliams, debates on Brexit with Patrick Minford on Wake Up To Money – BBC Radio 5 Live. Listen to the debate between minutes 20 and 30 here.
Cebr Deputy Chairman, Douglas McWilliams has featured in the leading article of City A.M for his report on Catalonian independence. “The scenes on TV over the weekend make Catalan independence highly likely, whether it is a good idea or not,” comments Douglas McWilliams from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) this morning.
“Overall, there should be no net loss of jobs but there will be a shift in the type and location of those positions, according to a study from Irwin Mitchell and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).” Read the full article here.
“Prices for clothing are rising at their fastest pace in almost thirty years, electricity price increases are nearing double-digit rates and food price inflation remains elevated,” says Kay Neufeld, senior economist at Cebr. Read the full article here.
The index of consumer confidence collated by Yougov and Cebr has featured on the front page of City A.M. It observes a rise to, “108.6 points for September, based on a survey of more than 6,000 Britons. That represented the highest reading since March when the index hit 109.5. Any reading above 100 means more
In the paper titled, The UK – Leaving the EU but staying in the ECHR, Douglas McWilliams presents an argument that perhaps General de Gaulle was right and we should never have joined the EU in the first place. The paper goes on to say that “continued UK membership of the European Court of Human
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