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.
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.
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.
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.
Federico Cilauro, consultant at Frontier, today gave a presentation at a Westminster eForum seminar on UK tech post-Brexit.
While 15% of secondary school pupils in the UK receive free school meals, these students make up only 2% of the intake at England’s 25 most selective universities.
Associate Director José María Rodríguez and Consultant Luigi Stammati, both based in Frontier’s Madrid office, spoke at the Communication-Policy-Research (CPR) LATAM conference in Cartagena, Colombia today
Ofgem, Britain’s energy market regulator, has today confirmed its decision to reduce the payments which embedded generators receive as a result of network charging arrangements.
TD Securities, a leading Canadian investment bank and financial services provider, today held its annual Dollar Bloc conference at the Dorchester Hotel in London. Frontier contributed to two sessions as part of the day-long event.