Before last year's Brexit vote, there were warnings from many economists that the UK would suffer a catastrophic economic shock and be catapulted into recession by a Leave vote. As it turned out, those
The amount of cash in circulation soared last year despite the rise of card payments - but what is it all being used for? In the run up to Christmas 2016, the value of the Bank of England notes in circulation
In every political system, the rich tend to hold more power – but the relationship between politics, economics and inequality is complex. To better understand these critical issues, we must look to Big
The Conservatives have released more details about their proposed cap on energy prices. They say that 17 million people will benefit - by saving £100 a year on their bills. But many in the industry think
Labour and Conservative plans to increase the National Minimum Wage (NMW) could cost jobs, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Both parties plan to raise the NMW significantly if they are elected.
The general consensus is that a bigger Tory majority — the widely expected outcome — should lead to a softer Brexit and therefore be a material positive for the markets. Of course, no one really knows