Economic Archive

How a Cheesegrater can pay pensions

Paul Brundage Economic attachés learned how one of the most iconic new buildings in the City will eventually pay the pensions of municipal workers halfway…

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From coffee shop to global insurer

After a tour of the famous ‘Inside Out’ Lloyd’s building (to see photos please click here) CEO Inga Beale outlined to economic attachés how the…

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UK economy ‘heading for catasrophe’

AERL President Georg Karabaczek thanks IEA Director Mark Littlewood The British economy is “heading in the same direction as Greece and will fall off a…

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Could digital currency be an answer to boom and bust?

Bank of England researcher Michael Kumhof and AERL Chairman Nicholas Niggli In the week that the identity of the creator of digital currency, Bitcoin, became…

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Should envoys be more anti-social?

Dave King (left) and Charlie Bain of Digitalis with AERL Chairman Nicholas Niggli Business executives and diplomats who are negligent with their digital presence or…

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AERL visits Bank of England

London’s economic attachés were given a privileged tour of the Bank of England in the City and learned about the fascinating history of the ‘Old…

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AERL visits City ‘Bullring’

Economic attachés witnessed the thrill of trading on the London Metal Exchange, one of the few exchanges in the world to buy and sell orders…

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Euro is ‘holding back’ world economy

Roger Bootle didn’t pull his punches in his outlook for 2015 The Euro is a drag on global economic growth and ongoing demands for austerity…

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Cyber is future for defence industry

Bob Keen of BAE Spending cuts have created a challenging economic environment for the defence industry but new cyber applications will be a key growth…

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City watchdog grows new teeth

Nicolas Herbert-Young of the Financial Conduct Authority AERL members were given an overview of the role of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) within the UK’s…

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