Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 6:00PM
Museum of London

How far down the road to recovery is the UK and how much more austerity is needed?

Charles Davis

Charles Davis, Director of Cebr, offers an analysis of the UK Budget, which was announced by the Chancellor on the morning of the lecture.

The subjects covered by this lecture includes:
 
  • an update on the global economic outlook
  • an assessment of the UK forecast
  • a review the Chancellor’s 2014 budget
  • an analysis of the outlook for public finances over the coming years
  • a forecast of the implications for policy over the coming five years

 

Charles Davis is the Director at Cebr (Centre for Economics and Business Research), one of the UK's most respected and authoritative economic think-tanks and forecasters.

A specialist in forecasting the UK economy, Charles predicts how the macroeconomic environment will impact UK businesses and is economic adviser to some of the UK’s biggest private sector organisations, as well as major professional and trade bodies.

Charles heads Cebr’s global economic research programme and edits regular up to the minute and forward looking reports on global economies, including China, the Middle East and South East Asia.

He also runs Cebr’s economics advisory service, furnishing Cebr clients with regular reports and briefings on the outlook for the global and UK economies.

After gaining 1st class honours in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Economics Major) at University of Warwick, Charles worked in the Government Economic Service before joining Cebr.

The CEBR specialises in economic forecasts and assessments for all types of businesses from all industry sectors. Amongst other areas Charles heads up briefings on the consumer and housing sectors, and on Asia and China markets as well as outlooks on all aspects of public finances, consumer and business confidence, the Eurozone, and the global economy.

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19 March 2014

How far down the road to recovery is the UK and how much more austerity is needed?
Charles Davis

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