Economy and Trade

Welsh tax policy – considering the options

Posted on 17 April 2019 by Cian Sion

From this month onwards, a portion of Income Tax paid by Welsh taxpayers will stay in Wales to directly fund public services. The First Minister, Mark Drakeford has previously indicated that he would not increase Welsh Income Tax rates during the current assembly term unless he was “compelled to do so”. Jeremy Miles used his
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Brexit and Trade: It’s even more complicated than we thought

Posted on 8 April 2019 by Richard Martin

This interview with Dr Ludivine Petetin by Katy Huckle originally featured on our Logistics and Manufacturing Blog Deal or no deal? Well, as it turns out, things are about to get even more complicated either way. Supply chains have been changing ever since the UK’s decision to leave the European Union in 2016; whatever happens next in the drama of Brexit negotiations, businesses
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Wales and Labour: 21st-Century Socialism?

Posted on 21 January 2019 by Richard Martin

During his ultimately successful campaign for the leadership of Welsh Labour, Prof. Mark Drakeford described himself as a “21st century socialist”. At the start of 2019, with the new First Minister and his ministerial team in place, former Welsh Government minister Prof. Leighton Andrews and leading Welsh economist Prof. Calvin Jones discuss what effect this
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