Bristol and Wessex Water have hired Economic Insight to undertake an analysis of real price effects to inform their business plans for PR19. Our work will include providing forecasts of underlying inflation for key water industry cost categories, as well as projections of the scope for productivity gains.
In November 2016, the Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT) heard the first competition law litigation case to be brought under the new Fast Track Procedure (FTP), as introduced under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
Economic Insight hosted a breakfast seminar on the first fast-track case to be heard at the Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT): Socrates Training Limited v The Law Society. The panel discussion was chaired by James Harvey (a Director of Economic Insight) and the panel consisted of the Socrates case team: Bernard George (Socrates Training Limited), Stephen…
Thames Water has commissioned Economic Insight to provide an assessment of its relative efficiency position in the household retail market for the PR19 price control.
Economic Insight has been engaged on a confidential litigation action regarding a potential abuse of dominance in the market for entertainment venues.
A major utility company has hired Economic Insight to provide strategy advice relating to its use of social tariffs. Our work involves using statistical analysis to understand geographic variance in social tariff adoption rates, using this to forecast future take-up and the associated commercial implications of this.