Cebr has been working for Open Britain analyzing the potential impact of losing access to the single market for services after Brexit. The results were covered by the Times, the Independent and the Express.
Working with Leeds Building Society, Cebr conducted research into interest only mortgages. The research found that nearly £16bn of interest-only mortgages will mature this year, with £50bn to be paid off by 2020. The findings were covered by London Loves Business, What Mortgage and Mortgage Strategy.
Research for Legal and General revealed that the so-called Bank of Mum and Dad (BOMAD) will finance 26% of all UK mortgages in 2017. The findings were covered by the Times, the Telegraph, the Guardian, the Independent, Sky News and Huffington post.
In a report for Shawbrook Bank, Cebr predicted that professional landlords will continue to enjoy good investment opportunities on Buy-to-Let properties, despite a decline in yields. The research was featured in the FT Advisor and Property Wire.
In a special report Cebr President, Douglas McWilliams, warned that, “If the UK cuts off migration without making adjustments to boost productivity, especially productivity in the public sector, the scale of the economic damage could be huge.” His comments were quoted in the Financial Times and Business Insider.
Nina Skero, Head of Macroeconomics at Cebr has been quoted discussing consumer confidence with regards to YouGov’s Household Economic Activity Tracker (HEAT). Her comments were picked up by the International Business Times, the Independent, Bloomberg Markets, Forbes and the FT Advisor.
Senior Economist, Oliver Kolodseike has been quoted in the Financial Times predicting a slowdown in business investment.
The Financial Times also referred to Economist, Christian Jaccarini, regarding comments he made on the weakening pound and its effect on UK exports and imports.