Blogs

  • Uncharted constitutional waters

    19/06/2017

    The outcome of the 2017 General Election is not actually as rare as all that. But the Fixed Term Parliaments Act (FTPA) has muddied the water and the constitution – as well as the nation's patience - could well be tested again in the weeks and days ahead. This short blog looks at the uncertainties ahead and how likely it is, at the beginning of a new Parliament, that it will last the full five years.

  • General Election 2017 - opportunity or obstacle?

    25/04/2017

    To listen to some of the pessimism expressed within our industry since Theresa May's election announcement, you could be forgiven for believing the snap poll on June 8th is a hammer blow to our…

  • Reflections on the 2016 Budget

    18/03/2016

    Huw Evans, Director General, Association of British Insurers The Budget is the ultimate piece of domestic political theatre. The Queen's Speech may have the best pictures but its contents are always…