EVENT INVITATION: View from the Bank of England. UK economic review with Tim Pike, Deputy Agent, BoE

MRK Associates is delighted that Tim Pike, Deputy Agent from the Bank of England will be our guest speaker at our forthcoming FDs seminar on Thursday, 15th November at the revered Ashridge Business School in Berkhamsted.

Date:  Thursday, 15th November 2018.
Location: Ashridge Business School, Berkhamsted, Herts
Time: 8am-10am
Tickets: Book here

About Tim

As a highly regarded and widely renowned economist, Tim spent his entire career working as a professional macro-economist, studying most aspects of the UK economy. Through his many years’ experience, he split his time principally between The Treasury and the Bank of England. To add balance and objectivity to his knowledge, there were also short periods within the private sector.

Tim’s career started at The Treasury in 1986 when Nigel Lawson was Chancellor of the Exchequer. You’ll remember Rt Hon Mr Lawson implemented monetary targets followed by a targeted exchange rate policy against the Deutschmark. Neither fiscal focus was successful, hence the subsequent switch to inflation targeting.

Mr Pike retired in the Summer of 2018 after an illustrious career. However, in the preceding 12 years, he spent his time working in the BoE’s Agency Division, where he liaised with the business community of East Anglia so that the BoE could better understand economic trends.  The results of that interaction can be found in published research articles on the website, Bank Underground. These include articles on Artificial Intelligence, e-commerce and the causes of low UK productivity.

The UK economy is under renewed interest due, in part, to the Brexit deal that will be struck. In recent years, fiscally, the UK has been on a steady, yet upward trajectory.
What insights can Tim point to?
What does the future hold?
Are we ready for Brexit?
There are so many questions!

Make sure you are there to ask your questions! Space is strictly limited to 50 delegates, therefore please get in contact or register your interest here if you would like to be a part of our event.

Event Agenda:
8am                      
Delegates arrive and network

8.15-8.30am       
Breakfast served

9am
Tim Pike’s Presentation and Q&A

10.00                    
Close of this FD event

Please click here for more details on the location. To confirm your place, please telephone Daryl Riley on 01442 894555 or email: daryl@mrkassociates.co.uk or BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE

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