IPM Chief Economist, Christian Spence, on the UK emergency fiscal statement
Jeremy Hunt, the new (and fourth this year) Chancellor of the Exchequer, sought to calm markets and reassure both international investors and the public of the need to provide confidence and stability in the light of a chaotic month in UK economic policy.
IPM hosts roundtable on High Streets Rental Auctions
7th June 2022 ___ On the 19th May, IPM hosted a policy roundtable on High Streets Rental Auctions (HRSA), as announced in the recent Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill. We were joined by the team responsible for HRSA policy at the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). IPM invited Members, Fellows and Senior Fellows to represent various high street interes ...
Compulsory Rental Auctions – a ‘force’ for good on the high street…?
Powers to allow councils to ‘force’ landlords to let highstreet premises that have been empty for more than a year, have been outlined in the Queen’s Speech. Iain Nicholson and Prof Cathy Parker look at the proposals and ask what the impact could be for high streets.