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.
Frontier reaffirms its support of the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption. Our latest communication of progress describes our actions to continually improve the integration of the UNGC and its principles into our business strategy, culture and daily operations.
To meet the UK’s 2050 climate targets cost-effectively, it is likely that the heat sector will need to be close to completely decarbonised. This will have significant – and currently uncertain – consequences for the future role of the gas sector.
Frontier Economics and Bassola Law hosted an event today in Budapest on information exchange between companies and the limits of market transparency.
Mette Alfter, an Associate Director in Frontier’s competition practice, spoke in Budapest today on abuse of dominance, providing an overview of recent developments in relation to abuse of dominance cases from a competition-economics perspective.
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today published their Business Plan for 2018/19. This document confirms the FCA’s priorities in financial services regulation for the next 12 months.
As of today, employers with 250 members of staff or more are required by law to report their gender pay gaps. Around 9,000 public sector bodies and private companies in the UK are expected to report the difference between hourly earnings for men and women.
Luís Campos, Manager in the Competition Practice at Frontier Economics, spoke today at the Concurrences conference on private enforcement that was held at the Paris Court of Appeals.
In a new briefing published today, Frontier (Europe) and Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) assess the results of the fourth Capacity Market auction, that concluded on 8 February 2018.
Mette Alfter, Associate Director in Frontier’s competition team, today gave a presentation at the “Raw Material Big Data” Conference hosted by Oppenhoff & Partner in Cologne, focusing on the use of Big Data and algorithms by businesses and the challenges that this poses to competition law.
The UK Publishers Association has published a Frontier analysis highlighting the value of textbooks to school education by saving teachers time.
Antti Lemberg, Laura Petschnig, Paul Cullum, and Phil Sneade from Frontier’s Financial Services team, presented today at the MoneyLIVE Retail Banking Summit 2018 to a diverse audience from the banking and fintech community across Europe.
A new Frontier study, published today, finds that the Scottish Government will meet its target to reduce smoking prevalence to 5% or below of Scotland’s adult population by 2044. The government’s ambition, set out in the 2013 Tobacco Control Strategy, is to achieve this target, which it describes as creating a ‘tobacco free generation of Scots’, by 2034.
Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) is the guardian of how all appraisal and evaluation is undertaken by the UK government. Its “Green Book” aims to ensure that a consistent approach is adopted by all parts of the public sector. Such is the status of this guidance that it has remained unchanged for 15 years, despite significant advances in economic thinking and in the economy of the UK.
El regulador mexicano de telecomunicaciones, el Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), aprobó y publicó hoy el Plan Final de Separación Funcional del negocio mayorista del operador de telecomunicaciones fijas Telmex.
David Bothe, Associate Director at Frontier Economics in Cologne, gave a presentation on the future of mobility at the International Engine Conference in Baden-Baden, Germany today.
Shareholders of both Tesco and Booker have today voted in favour of the proposed £4.1 billion merger of their businesses. The result gives the go ahead for Tesco, the UK’s largest grocery retailer, and Booker, the UK’s largest wholesaler, to merge to form the UK’s largest food group.
Claire Thornhill, Manager in Frontier’s Energy Practice, presented today at the Northern Ireland Fuel Poverty Coalition Conference. She spoke about a ‘Buildings Energy Infrastructure Programme’ which aims at achieving major energy savings in UK homes.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today announced a ‘Call for Input’ on using technology to achieve smarter regulatory reporting.
Jens Perner, Associate Director at Frontier Economics, presented a study on the future costs of synthetic gas and liquid fuels at an event organized by Agora Energiewende and Agora Verkehrswende in Berlin today. The study, commissioned by Agora, examines the long-term (to 2050) costs of producing and transporting synthetic methane (power-to-gas) and liquid fuels (power-to-liquids) from regions such as North Africa, the Middle East and Iceland.