Cebr analysis in the news:
In response to the Chancellor’s vow in his spending review to double the national housing budget despite warnings that the treasury is facing a £30bn “black hole” in its finances, Cebr issued a warning that the government was overestimating how quickly the economy would grow. Cebr’s comments were featured in the Sunday Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Scotsman and the front page of City AM. Vicky Pryce was also quoted speaking about the Autumn statement in Guardian Women in Leadership newsletter. Vicky has also appeared on the BBC and Channel 4.
Senior Economist Danae Kyriakopoulou was quoted by China Daily commenting on the shift towards technology-based investment by the Chinese in UK infrastructure. Danae was also quoted in the Daily Telegraph discussing the economic health of the Eurozone.
Danae also appeared at ICAEW and Cebr’s Economic Insight: South East Asia Q4 report launch in Jakarta. As part of her tour of the region she also visited Kuala Lumpur, where she gave a talk to ICAEW members of Malaysia’s business community and was interviewed by numerous local press groups (Jakarta Post, CFO Innovation and Malaysia Insider) . She also briefed ICAEW members in Hong Kong on the findings of the Economic Insight: Greater China Q4 report. In Ningbo, China, Danae gave the Nottingham University Business School China Public Lecture on ‘The Economic Outlook for Greater China’. After Ningbo Danae spoke at the China-Britain Business Council in Shanghai, again presenting her research from the Economic Insight: Greater China Q4 report.
Economist Alasdair Cavalla was quoted discussing the impending US interest rate rise in City AM.
Commenting on the uncertainty of UK consumer confidence in the face of increases in the budget deficit over the last year, Scott Corfe, Associate Director was quoted by the Guardian.
Cebr’s Chief Economic Advisor Vicky Pryce was interviewed discussing the cooling off of Chinese economic growth by Reuters.
Cebr’s expectation for average UK property prices to reach £321,000 by 2020 was covered by the Daily Telegraph.
Cebr research in the news:
The Impact of the UK being in the Single Market report by Cebr and the Britain Stronger in Europe campaign concluded that staying in Europe could add an extra £58bn a year to the UK economy and bring 790,000 jobs to Britain. The author of the report, Cebr Director Oliver Hogan, was interviewed by French magazine Arte at the Cebr offices discussing the report’s findings.
Cebr’s report for L’Oreal The value of global careers to the UK, calculated that the productivity increase associated with a more global career is estimated to contribute £9.4 billion (0.6%) to the UK GVA. The findings of the report were covered by the Daily Telegraph, Management Today and City AM.
High Growth Small Businesses, a report for Octopus Investments which found that 1 in every 3 new jobs in the UK were created by less than 1% of UK businesses last year was covered by the Financial Times.
Cebr’s recent update of its report for Arts Council England on the contribution of arts and culture to the UK economy was covered by the Guardian. Among others, the report found that tourists who come to the UK to enjoy arts and culture spend around £856m a year.