We like to keep you updated with our latest thinking across the range of sectors and industries we work in. Our briefings cover different topics we’ve been working on, and we also publish some of our reports and presentations here. Use the filters below to find, read and download from our library of publications.
TRADE POLICY OPTIONS FOR THE UK
A new Frontier (Europe) bulletin, ‘Keeping Up With the Joneses’, published today, looks at customer engagement in the water industry.
HOW CUSTOMERS’ VALUATIONS ARE AFFECTED BY COMPARATIVE INFORMATION
The UK’s National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) today published its report on the next (fifth) generation of mobile technology – 5G – setting out what the UK needs to do to become a world leader in 5G deployment.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission today announced a “Connecting Europe Broadband Fund” which will invest in broadband infrastructure projects.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today announced the terms of reference for a market study into residential mortgages.
The Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg), which regulates postal services in Ireland, today published a study on postal users’ needs.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry North Rhine-Westphalia (IHK NRW) and the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) have today published a short study by Frontier (Europe) on the prospects for trade and industry under the on-going transition to renewable energy.
Telecoms regulator Ofcom has this week announced that it will proceed with its plan to separate legally the rest of BT from its network division, Openreach. Frontier (Europe) has advised telecommunications providers on the economic and regulatory issues surrounding vertical separation in telecommunications.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today launched a call for inputs on high-cost credit.
MAKING CUSTOMER FOCUS REAL
Bericht für das Bundesamt für Energie (BFE)
Frontier (Europe) has identified a number of deficiencies in the current European gas market in meeting its aims of providing competition and security of supply, while also supporting environmental policy objectives.
The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) has today published a study by Frontier (Europe) and IAEW Aachen on mechanisms for co-ordinating flexibility measures in the distribution grid.
The German cabinet has today agreed on a climate action plan for 2050. In the plan the German government describes how Germany aims to achieve its climate policy targets following the Paris Agreement.
Gus O’Donnell, Chairman of Frontier (Europe) and former Cabinet Secretary, today gave a talk at the David Hume Institute at an event entitled ‘The UK and Scotland post Brexit: where next?’.
Euroforum, a leading German conference organiser, today published a blog article by Dr. David Bothe of Frontier (Europe) on the potential to use of gas as an energy carrier.
Eirikur Ragnarsson, of Frontier (Europe), today spoke at an event organised by the Icelandic Competition Authority (ICA).
Dr Stefan Lochner of Frontier (Europe) today presented at the German network regulator BNetzA’s workshop in Bonn.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial services regulator, today confirmed its plans to take action to “improve competition in the current account market” and review the price cap on high-cost short-term credit (HCSTC).