Friday June 30, 2017
It has been over a year since the UK made the decision to leave the EU and forge its own independent identity. The surprise result of the referendum on 23 June 2016 subsequently set in a motion a range of further political and economic twists, including: the appointment of Theresa May as Prime Minister; interest rates being cut to an all-time low; a snap General Election resulting in a hung parliament; and Brexit negotiations officially commencing.
Friday June 23, 2017
It has been a week defined by a hat-trick of significant events: Monday saw the official start of Brexit negotiations, followed by Wednesday's Queen's Speech and today's one-year anniversary of the EU referendum. Investors, consumers and the private sector are now eagerly waiting to see how these key events unfold and, in particular, what the forthcoming Brexit process will mean for them.
Friday June 9, 2017
In one of the most momentous election results in modern British history, the 2017 General Election has resulted in a hung Parliament. Defying initial speculation that Theresa May would lead the Tories to victory when she called the snap election in April, the Conservative Party has lost its parliamentary majority following a considerable electoral swing to the Labour Party.
Wednesday June 7, 2017
Asset Match co-CEO, Stuart Lucas outlines his thoughts on the main issues and what he is looking out for from the upcoming General Election.
Tuesday June 6, 2017
In just two days, Britain will go to the polls to elect a Government charged with negotiating the country’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU). With all major political parties in full campaign mode, the next government will be responsible for managing one of the most significant political and economic transitions in modern British history.