The Government Equalities Office (GEO) today published a report commissioned from Frontier Economics presenting research on the characteristics of “potential returners” (those who have been economically inactive for more than year because of caring responsibilities) and the timing and nature of return to work for this group.
Who’s Who Legal (WWL) has today published its 2018 list of leading consultants, economists, and experts witnesses working in the energy sector. Globally a total of 12 Frontier consultants have been listed, making us the leading firm worldwide in the sector.
Die Industrie- und Handelskammern aus Aachen, Köln und Mittlerer Niederrhein haben heute eine Studie von Frontier Economics / ETR veröffentlicht, welche die Bedeutung des Wertschöfpungsfaktors Energie für die Region analysiert.
Matthew Bell, Director in Frontier’s Public Policy team has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2018 for services to climate change.
Which?, the largest UK consumer body, has today published a literature review by Frontier on the costs and benefits associated with the use of consumer data. Our review informed Which?’s latest consumer data report “Control, Alt or Delete – the future of Consumer data” which was launched in London today.
Today, UK Cabinet ministers have approved plans for a third runway at Heathrow, which has been operating at full capacity for over 10 years. Parliament will have a final vote on the matter in the coming weeks. We worked closely with Heathrow Airport to highlight its economic case for expansion.
Frontier are excited to announce the relocation of our office in Dublin, as of 1st June 2018. We hope that our new, larger space in Ireland’s capital city will enable us to continue expanding the service we provide our clients across Europe and beyond.
George Houpis and Eleanor Monaghan today spoke at the 26th conference on Postal and Delivery Economics in Split. Their presentation was part of the session on evolving business models and focused on the question as to whether product differentiation and the strength of a brand explain market outcomes in postal markets.
Christoph Riechmann, Director in Frontier’s energy practice, spoke today at the European Commission Energy Infrastructure Forum in Copenhagen. Christoph presented the key results of a Frontier study commissioned by the trade association of German pipeline operators, FNB Gas, on the future role of gas infrastructure in a decarbonised economy. He emphasised that the existing gas […]
Rob Francis, Associate Director at Frontier Economics, today spoke at a conference exploring water industry performance and the regulatory application of cost assessment in the English and Welsh water sector.
Michael Zähringer and Catherine Galano, managers in Frontier’s Energy team, today gave a presentation at the “Photovoltaic self-consumption: regulatory frameworks and business models” conference hosted by the German-French office for the Energy Transition in Paris.
Japanese trading and investment conglomerate Marubeni Corporation, together with an infrastructure fund established by Toesca Administradora General de Fondos, have reached an agreement to acquire a 100% stake of GasValpo SpA to enter into the natural gas distribution business in South America. Frontier advised Marubeni during the process, providing regulatory and commercial due diligence support.
The transition to a low-carbon economy will require the development of projects that deliver innovation and learning. Cadent, the UK’s biggest gas distribution network, has been developing the recent HyNet North West project which aims to convert industrial sites in the North West of England to hydrogen, which is zero-carbon at point of use. Cadent has today published details of this project along with a Frontier report assessing how HyNet North West could be funded.
The Lords EU Environment Committee has today published a report on food prices and availability as a result of Brexit, warning that food prices would rise sharply if there is no free trade deal with the European Union.
Goran Serdarević, Manager at Frontier Economics focusing on competition and regulatory issues in the communications sector, spoke at the annual competition law conference organised by the Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb today.
Vodafone has agreed a €18.4 billion deal to buy a significant part of Liberty Global’s European cable business, following the completion of a joint venture with Liberty’s cable business in the Netherlands.
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today published an Interim Report looking into competition in the UK mortgages market, as part of their ongoing market study.
Pro Bono Economics have today published a report for children’s mental health charity Place2Be. Pro Bono Economics’ analysis estimated the benefits of the counselling scheme using an approach that closely followed the framework set out in a recent Frontier report.
Mette Alfter, Associate Director in Frontier’s competition team, took part in a panel discussion on ‘competition issues in the era of Artificial Intelligence’, at the International Institute of Communication’s Telecommunications and Media Forum in Brussels today.
Amar Breckenridge, Senior Associate at Frontier Economics, spoke at an event organised by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) on industrial development and trade policy.
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