16.08.2017 – BEIS Appointment

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has asked Economic Insight to develop typologies of ‘non-market impacts’ arising from investment in R&D in innovation sectors in the UK.  Our research includes undertaking a comprehensive review of the existing academic literature – and subsequently advising BEIS on how non-market impacts might vary by sector.

16.08.2017 – Three Appointment

Hutchison 3G (Three Mobile) has asked Economic Insight to conduct an analysis of potential reforms to the consumer switching process for mobile in the UK.  We are developing an experimental economics approach to test how reforms might impact likely consumer engagement, and competitive intensity, in the market.

19.06.2017 – Water Report Article

The Water Report has published an article by Chris Pickard and Sam Williams – a Senior Consultant and a Director of Economic Insight – on the analysis we undertook for Severn Trent Water on Ofwat’s PR19 proposals for water resources.  One of our main findings is that Ofwat’s proposals will result in a hierarchy of…

09.06.2017 – Utility Week Article

Utility Week has published an article by James Harvey, a Director of Economic Insight, “Where now for an energy price cap?”.  The article assesses the potential effects of an energy price cap, based on our model of the UK retail energy market.  It is available on the Utility Week website.

05.06.2017 – Khaldia Al Kasm joins Economic Insight

We are delighted to welcome Khaldia Al Kasm to Economic Insight.  Khaldia joins the firm from University College London, where she received a Distinction for her MSc degree in economics and was awarded a scholarship by the Said Foundation.  She has previously held audit roles at Deloitte and is fluent in English, Arabic and French.

26.05.2017 – Socrates Training Limited v The Law Society

Today, the Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT) handed down its first judgment under the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 fast-track rules.  The CAT has ruled in favour of Socrates Training Limited (Socrates) that The Law Society abused its dominant position in the market for the provision of quality certifications and accreditations services to conveyancing firms in…