Business Conditions Forum Summary

Summary of the NIESR Business Conditions Forum February 2020 - The "levelling up" policy

 

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) hosted the Business Conditions Forum (BCF) on 12th February. The aim of the BCF is to have informed and analytical discussions of data and surveys to better understand the current state of the UK economy. The discussions are held under Chatham House rules to encourage free and open discussion. NIESR is grateful to the ESRC and the Impact Accelerator Award (IAA) for funding the BCF.
Agenda

Summary of the NIESR Business Conditions Forum November 2019 - International Trade

 

International Trade

The meeting discussed latest trends in international trade. The discussions were centred around the
following five questions:

1. How much has global trade slowed?
2. Is the slowdown structural?
3. What are the effects from China-US tariffs on UK?
4. What risks arise from the Johnson Brexit deal?
5. Any evidence of businesses moving abroad?

Overview

Summary of the NIESR Business Conditions Forum August 2019 – Is the labour market turning?

National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) hosted the Business Conditions Forum (BCF) on 14th August. The aim of the BCF is to have informed and analytical discussions of data and surveys to better understand the current state of the UK economy. The discussions are held under Chatham House rules to encourage free and open discussion. NIESR is grateful to the ESRC and the Impact Accelerator Award (IAA) for funding the BCF.

Is the labour market turning?