Date(s) - 23/02/2021
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
BHETA are delighted to welcome Glynn Jones, Deputy Agent at the Bank of England and Richard Butler, Regional Director at the CBI on Tuesday 23rd February from 2:30pm
2:30pm – Glynn Jones, Deputy Agent at the Bank of England
- Glynn Jones will present the Bank of England’s most recent forecast for the UK economy. This will provide an opportunity to highlight developments since November including the conclusion of a Brexit deal, the significant progress being made on the roll out of a vaccine as well as the impact of a further lockdown at the start of the year. The presentation will touch on the implications in terms of the near and medium term economic outlook for the UK economy, including detailed forecasts for growth, inflation and unemployment.
3:00pm – Richard Butler, CBI Regional Director
Richard will be providing BHETA members with the CBI’s perspective on the latest government initiatives and future direction, including:
- Overview of the Brexit transition trade deal – pros & cons, and teething problems including double duty (rules of origin)
- Covid-19 – what ongoing support is needed from government
- CBI budget submission – our priorities for government for the 3rd March
Following each 20 minute presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to pose questions directly to the speakers.
To register for the event, please follow the link below and if you have any questions, please contact Nicola in Member Services on firstname.lastname@example.org