Bookings, Bots and Boomers
Ups and downs Presenting to the Treasury Committee yesterday, Mark Carney explained away the poor Q1 growth figures on ‘idiosyncratic factors’ (e.g. the weather)...
PAs, AVs and C major
Interest rates With a degree of predictability (markets implying 90% chance), the Bank of England last week held the base rate at 0.5%...
Digitisation, Debt and Developers
Local council elections Last week the nation went to the ballot boxes in 150 Local Authority areas. The result was a rather underwhelming increase for Labour, taking a net 77 new seats.
Food, Football and Feedback
Inclement outlook? The Q1 economic data is out, and the result (0.1% real GDP growth) is pretty miserable, compared with the already tempered expectation of 0.3%...