2 December 2021

Omicron threatens the nascent UK labour market recovery

The emergence of Omicron, the latest Covid-19 variant, threatens the positive autumn momentum building in the UK labour market.
24 November 2021

Inflation risks and labour market frictions weigh heavy on UK’s economic recovery

Escalating inflation in the UK economy reached a decade-long high in October, as higher energy prices, supply chain disruptions, labour shortages, wage and food price inflation all blunted the economic recovery.
8 November 2021

Airline industry’s embryonic recovery faces hard landing obstacles everywhere

The airline sector's recovery remains fragile, and the embattled global airline industry may still face a harsh winter if a new virus wave emerges.
9 September 2021

Federal Reserve’s monetary policy: policy error or data- driven prudence?

US Federal Reserve monetary policy continues to play an outsized role in directing the near-term trajectory for the global economy.
30 August 2021

BTR new entrants align megatrends and social value with interest rate hedge

A swathe of new entrants have flocked to the build-to-rent (BTS) sector since the onset of the pandemic, as more institutional capital aligns major investment bets with long-term megatrends and societal value. 
18 July 2021

The evolution of global real estate investment in life sciences

Prior to the onset of COVID-19, investment by corporates, the U.S. federal government and venture capital into life sciences research and development (R&D) was on a steady upward trajectory.
15 June 2021

Creating innovation clusters is part-art, part-science

The life science industry has undergone a remarkable expansion and maturity worldwide in the last decade.
19 April 2021

Retail’s future will be anchored by social value

The next phase of retail’s evolution will be shaped by the big structural trends: public health and safety, demographics, climate change and technology.
4 February 2021

A different kind of NPL wave is on the way

The UK Government and Bank of England’s (BoE) extraordinary monetary and fiscal support averted a full-blown UK corporate insolvency crisis last year.