Blogs

  • 2018 Budget: Jam today, Brexit tomorrow

    06/11/2018

    After last week’s Budget, this much we know: whether austerity is over or not, the Chancellor has chosen to spread as widely as possible the unexpected fiscal headroom found ‘down the back of the…

  • 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.

  • Five issues to consider from General Election 2017

    09/06/2017

    So this was the gamble which ultimately did not pay off for Theresa May. For the third time in three years, a UK national vote defied expectations and threw the political establishment up in the air. While many of the uncertainties created by last night's vote will take a while to resolve, here are five issues to consider...

  • 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…