Tag: UK

Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Chart of the Week: Week 29, 2018: Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Following the recession, unemployment increased to its highest level since 1995 at 8.4% of the workforce in 2011 Q4. It has since recovered, halving to its current rate of 4.2%, (898,700 persons) , its lowest since 1975. Recent trends in...

/ July 19, 2018

Celebrating the NHS’s 70th: Will it Innovate or Stagnate?

In mid-May, Economic Research Council in partnership with Optimity Advisors invited 3 experienced healthcare innovators to share their views at an event titled: ‘Innovate or Stagnate: Can Technology keep the NHS healthy at 70?’

/ July 6, 2018
Historical Annual Returns of Cash vs Stocks and Shares ISAs by gender

Chart of the Week: Week 27, 2018: Gender Split and Returns of Cash vs Stocks and Shares ISAs

In general, women hold more ISAs than men (an average of 52% across ISA products), however in every year displayed, men are more likely to opt for stocks and shares ISAs when they do invest in ISAs. The number of...

/ July 5, 2018

Chart of the Week: Eurozone Companies’ Plans to Withdraw UK Investment

The chart shows a very pessimistic view of investment in the UK as a result of Brexit. On average, over three-quarters of companies headquartered in the displayed nations have stated their intention to move at least some of their investments...

/ June 26, 2018