Demands for government to remodel the UK’s system of local business property taxation have been growing in line with the shift to online retailing, and have been sharpened by the pain of revaluation. In our latest bulletin, we examine the issues and the options for reform.
Recent developments at the Conservative party’s conference have done little to reduce uncertainty over the UK Government’s aims for trade policy post-Brexit, adding to the frustration expressed by some business groups.
Frontier Economics was commissioned by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) to study the impact of the 2015 increase in the Apprentice Rate (AR) on the number and characteristics of apprenticeships in the United Kingdom.
This bulletin is the first in a series of “Future Thinking” updates on the changing elements in the public policy debate, and how these should help to inform corporate and government decisions in areas such as health and social care, education and skills, productivity growth, trade and migration.
Heathrow has commissioned Frontier Economics to consider the potential impact of a reduction in Air Passenger Duty (APD) on domestic UK routes. Our research is part of the airport’s “Bringing Britain Closer” project, which assesses options how to connect more of the UK to global growth and prepare the economy out of London for Brexit.