The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which regulates the conduct of financial services firms in the UK, has today released a new consultation on remedies to address issues of persistent debt and identifying customers in potential financial difficulty.
TUI Group has today released its latest results covering the 2017 financial year. TUI is the world’s largest integrated tourism group operating in around 180 destinations worldwide, and the results show continued strong earnings growth.
An international arbitration court decided that E.ON subsdiary PreussenElektra was not obliged to pay Belgian nuclear taxes amounting to EUR 321 million.
The Financial Conduct Authority, which regulates the conduct of financial services firms in the UK, has today set out new rules requiring banks to publish data on six aspects of their current account service quality.
The Latin America Centre for Telecommunications Studies today published a Frontier study on competition in dynamic markets. The study looks at the challenges facing regulatory market analysis in the telecoms sector, highlighting the importance of dynamic competition as a source of consumer benefits in the long term.
Matthew Bell, Director in Frontier’s Public Policy team, today spoke to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Renewable and Sustainable Energy. He discussed the role of energy systems in supporting Britain in a competitive world.
The Financial Conduct Authority has announced further successes in reducing pension costs for many customers, with reduced charges on over £24.9 billion of assets. Frontier conducted the original audit of pension scheme charges in 2014 on behalf of the Independent Programme Board.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) today launched a report , written in collaboration with Frontier Economics, on how the economic contribution made by architecture services to the UK economy could be affected under future trade arrangements between the UK and the EU.
New analysis by Frontier explores the contribution of publishing industry to the UK economy. The report, commissioned by the Publishers Association and released today, finds that the publishing sector contributes £3.2 billion of gross value added (GVA) directly to the economy, and employs 29,000 people.
Technology Ireland today published a report by Frontier Economics assessing Brexit’s potential impact on Ireland’s digital sector. Technology Ireland is the largest business organisation representing Ireland’s technology sector.
New research by Frontier Economics, published by the UK’s Low Pay Commission, finds no evidence that an increase in the hourly minimum wage for apprentices has reduced overall apprenticeship numbers, though possible negative impacts are found in selected sectors.
Water UK has today published a Frontier report assessing productivity improvements in the English water sector in the period since the industry’s privatisation almost 30 years ago.
The European Commission has today published the final “Regulatory Technical Standards” (RTS) for the EU Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2).
Business rates, a tax on business property, are a major part of the UK’s tax system and are a particularly big deal for property-intensive retailers.
The UK’s Court of Appeal today upheld an appeal by mobile network operators against communications regulator Ofcom’s decision to increase annual licence fees for mobile spectrum.
Matthew Bell, Director in Frontier’s Public Policy Practice, today spoke at the Energy Technology Institute’s (ETI) “10 years of innovation” celebration in London.
Frontier Economics hosted a workshop on how to design and implement customer research that can improve the quality of business plans in regulated sectors.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK has today formally cleared the anticipated acquisition of Hungryhouse Holdings Limited (Hungryhouse) by Just Eat plc (Just Eat).
Barely known this side of the Atlantic a decade ago, Black Friday has shaken up the UK pre-Christmas retail scene, adding a new operational peak and leaving many retailers struggling to keep their pricing, branding and supply chain operations intact. With this customer event now embedded in the calendar, what’s the best strategy for different retailers?
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK has today [LINK] provisionally given unconditional clearance to the anticipated acquisition of Booker Group plc (Booker) by Tesco plc (Tesco).