The early response to automatic enrolment has been positive but the government can still do more to encourage saving, especially for the young and the self-employed.Read More
Without improvements to productivity, economic growth will slow also. Stronger productivity is the key to higher living standards because wages will not rise in the long term without any underlying improvements in the production process.
In order to return to more robust UK productivity growth, we need a series of supply side reforms to boost competition, encourage investment and reskill our workforce.
The economy would be between 17% and 21% larger without the impact of the recession. The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee should take 5 steps to start the process of normalisation.
Both global warming and air pollution can be mitigated by the responsible development and utilisation of shale gas.
Dominic Raab MP calls for a strategic pledge to cut the overall tax burden in the 2015-20 Parliament.
Leading pensions analyst Michael Johnson on the failure of governance in the local government pension scheme.
Automatic consolidation of pension pots and other retirement savings would help deliver economies of scale to the individual, leading to higher incomes in retirement, greater customer control over their own assets & lower welfare costs.
Compelling evidence of bias in BBC news reporting is uncovered by economist Dr. Oliver Latham.
John Chown shows how, despite the fact that the original proposals for an EU-wide FTT were successfully vetoed by the British Prime Minister in 2011, similar proposals are now being implemented by the European Commission in eleven Member States under a process known as the Enhanced Cooperation Procedure.
Michael Gove MP delivered the 2014 Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture.
Keith Boyfield and Inna Ali on why the planning system needs to be made simpler.
Andrew Tyrie MP and Anthony Peto QC on why the “Secret Courts” Bill still needs to be improved.
New evidence proves that competition on the passenger rail network benefits passengers and taxpayers; now is the time to deliver true competition, writes Tony Lodge.