Tag: Economic News

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…

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…

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…

Broadening Horizons

With trade diplomacy becoming ever more important Elizabeth Stewart talks to Georg Karabaczek who heads up a diplomatic association that can open doors for trade…

Economic case will sway Remain vote

The Financial Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke MP The decision to remain or leave the EU will come down to the silent majority’s assessment…

UK small firms divided over BREXIT

Debating the ins and outs of the EU referendum: David Caro of the FSB and AERL Chairman Nicholas Niggli UK small businesses are narrowly in…

Making sustainability Crystal clear

AERL members visit the Future of Cities exhibition at The Crystal Ahead of make-or-break UN climate change talks in Paris in December, economic attachés from…

Mid-size firms key to jobs, growth

Darren Shirlaw unveils the secrets to business growth Governments should follow the German model to support medium-sized enterprises for jobs and economic growth, a leading…

TFL chief calls for tax devolution

London’s departing transport commissioner has called for more of the taxes raised in London to be retained by the city’s authorities to finance infrastructure projects…

FCO Chief Economist at YDL

Shamik Dhar, who heads the FCO’s economic unit, set out to YDL members the risks facing the global economy that are shaping UK foreign policy…