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EXPERT REPORT COMMISSIONED BY RWE AG
Business rates are a tax on commercial property in the UK, based on an estimated annual rental value. In our latest bulletin, we explain why demands for government to reform business rates have been growing.
REFORM OF BUSINESS RATES IN THE UK
A team from Frontier’s Cologne office today volunteered at the newly-founded “Jobcafé for Refugees”. The Jobcafé is organised by the Caritas association for the city of Cologne (Caritasverband für die Stadt Köln e.V.).
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published its review into the implementation of a price cap on high-cost short-term credit products (payday loans).
As part of its Clean Energy Package, the European Commission has considered introducing a so-called “550g rule”. Frontier has been commissioned by the German energy supplier RWE to review the impact of this rule.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published a consultation on objective service quality metrics for current account providers.
The Competition Appeals tribunal has today ruled that a consumer class action claim against the interchange fees paid as part of the MasterCard scheme cannot go ahead.
The Department for Education (DfE) today published a Frontier Economics report looking at the Further Education (FE) qualifications market, that identifies market weakness and potential mitigating actions.
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published terms of reference for its investment platforms market study.
The Department for Education (DfE) today published a report commissioned from Frontier presenting evidence from the evaluation of early implementation of 30 hours free childcare.
Lloyds Banking Group today announced a simplification of its charges for personal current account overdrafts across its three main brands Lloyds Bank, Halifax, and Bank of Scotland.
The Department for Education (DfE) today published a report commissioned from Frontier Economics presenting new evidence on the potential value for money of early education.
This report, part of a large scale study conducted in collaboration with Oxford University, NatCen Social Research and 4Children, estimates the financial return from early improvements in child development.
A REPORT PREPARED FOR OFWAT
Ofwat, the regulator of water companies in England and Wales, today published its methodology consultation for the next price control review (PR19).
Dan Elliott, Director of Frontier’s Transport and Water practices, today joined a distinguished panel at Cass Business School for a round table discussion of the potential impact of Brexit on UK regulatory policy.
A new journal article, co-authored by Andrew Leicester of Frontier, finds that the private rented sector should be the key focus of policies designed to improve the uptake of energy efficiency measures in residential housing.
Frontier Analyse beziffert die Folgen von Brexit für Handel zwischen Großbritannien und NRW
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its final report into the asset management market. Frontier has advised clients on their response to the market study.