Is the nation’s political character shifting?

Is the nation’s political character shifting?

In keeping with today’s unpredictable political landscape across the Western world, Thursday’s General Election produced yet another shock result. Just a few short weeks ago, before campaigning really got into gear, Theresa May and her Conservatives enjoyed a huge...
France votes

France votes

In this year of elections, it’s interesting to take stock of the first-round results of the French poll delivered on Sunday. With the youthful centrist Emmanuel Macron taking the lead versus Marine Le Pen and now with strong endorsement from banished left and right...
Three cheers for stability

Three cheers for stability

Three cheers for stability 8 Mar 2017 Policy area: Property tax, Regeneration and development Ion Fletcher summarises the policy announcements (or comparative lack thereof) in this year’s Budget. The Chancellor showed little sign of backsliding on his promise to...
Greece looms large

Greece looms large

Confounding ‘experts’ everywhere, the twin impacts of Brexit and the election of Donald Trump in America have so far failed to derail the post-financial crisis economic recovery in the UK. Earlier this month the Bank of England again raised its growth forecast for...