Publications

Feasibility Study into the Viability of Establishing a No-Interest Loans Scheme (NILS) in the UK – March 2020

Client:HM Treasury
Published: March, 2020
Document type:Report

London Economics has completed a feasibility study into the viability of establishing a no-interest loans scheme in the UK for HM Treasury. Based on wide stakeholder consultations, desk-based research and analysis of various datasets, this study examined various options for potential access and eligibility criteria for the scheme, how such a scheme might be structured, […]

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The UK Space Sector: Insights and Opportunities – March 2020

Sector:Space
Client:N/A
Published: March, 2020
Document type:Presentation

Senior Economic Consultant, Farooq Sabri presented at “The UK Space Sector: Insights and Opportunities” held at the Silverstone Technology Cluster on 12th March 2020.   In his presentation “Growth Opportunities Across the Space Supply Chain” he highlighted key market trends for advanced manufacturing in the space sector and identified growth opportunities for UK companies. For […]

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Understanding the Economic Impact of Skills Gaps – February 2020

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:Pearson
Published: February, 2020
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by Pearson to investigate the impact of skills gaps on the performance of UK businesses using data from the 2017 Employer Skills Survey (ESS).   A skills gap exists when an employee is deemed to be not fully proficient by their employer. Using information from the 2017 Employer Skills Survey (covering […]

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Measuring and Comparing Economic Resilience Within the UK Agri-food and Drink Industry – February 2020

Sector:Competition, Regulation and Business
Client:Food Standards Agency (FSA)
Published: February, 2020
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to investigate how the UK agri-food and drink industry responds across the supply chain to a broad set of economic risks and challenges. How well each sub-sector in the industry is able to respond to these challenges reflects how resilient the sub-sector is.   The […]

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LEO Satcoms in the NewSpace Era: Key to the Mass Market or Empty Promise?

Sector:Space
Client:N/A
Published: February, 2020
Document type:Report

Satellites have long occupied a small niche within the telecommunications ecosystem, but this could change with the arrival of High-Throughput Satellites and mass constellation LEO. Disruptive NewSpace operators pin their hopes on providing mass market broadband to the ‘unconnected’ world, but questions remain over the size of these markets, the cost of user technologies, and […]

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Evaluation of Data Pitch – January 2020

Sector:Disruptive technologies
Client:Data Pitch (Horizon 2020)
Published: January, 2020
Document type:Report

Data is an important driver of innovation and productivity. The key to a productive data ecosystem is to enable reuse of data and integration with other datasets in a data value chain, which can include open, closed, and shared datasets. This means rethinking access to data and creating opportunities for data owners to work with […]

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The State of Girls’ Rights in the UK

Sector:Public Policy
Client:Plan International
Published: January, 2020
Document type:Report

London Economics was pleased to support Plan International in the State of Girls Rights in the UK 2019 – 2020. LE’s role was to update and the expand the local authority index which ranks local authorities in terms of the best and worst place to be a girl. You can download the report here.   […]

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Exploring Trends in Apprenticeship Training Around the Introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy: Emerging Evidence Using a Matched Apprentice-Employer Dataset – January 2020

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:Department for Education
Published: January, 2020
Document type:Report

As part of the Centre for Vocational Education Research, London Economics and the University of Sheffield undertook an in-depth analysis of the available evidence on the composition and distribution of apprenticeship training undertaken in England in recent years (before and after the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy). To achieve this, we developed a matched apprentice-employer […]

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Regulatory Cost Faced by UK Insurance Brokers – January 2020

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:British Insurance Brokers’ Association
Published: January, 2020
Document type:Report

London Economics conducted for the British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) in late 2019 a study on the regulatory costs faced by UK insurance brokers and key findings of the study were published on 21 January 2020 in BIBA’s 2020 Manifesto. The most striking finding of the study was that, according to insurance brokers having responded […]

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NewSpace: Bringing the New Frontier Closer to Home

Sector:Space
Client:Lloyd’s
Published: December, 2019
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned by Lloyd’s to provide an overview of current and future developments in the space sector. The report provides comprehensive analysis of the upstream sector so that risk managers in companies that are or will be involved in the industry, and all Lloyd’s market stakeholders, can begin to understand the potential impacts […]

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