Policy & Politics

The UK’s first Security Exports Strategy

The UK’s first Security Exports Strategy

The 27 February was a significant day for the security sector, as Theresa May, the Home Secretary, launched the UK’s first Security Exports Strategy.  The Strategy is…

Digital Policing – will the Met Police lead the way?

Digital Policing – will the Met Police lead the way?

The Metropolitan Police recently published its new technology strategy, Total Technology, for the period 2014 to 2017.  The drivers for this digital policing vision are: Improving interaction with the…

US lessons for the UK economy

US lessons for the UK economy

US GDP figures out yesterday shed some new light on the outlook for the UK economy. Fourth quarter DGP growth was 3.2% annualised (or roughly…

OBR’s 3 factors influencing business investment

Alongside the Autumn Statement last December, the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) published its Economic and Fiscal Outlook. The report addresses the OBR’s persistent over-optimism…

Net lending to manufacturing down 40%

A tweet and article by Chris Dillow alerted me to the Bank of England net lending figures for manufacturing (which only go back to July 2009)….