The latest analysis and insight from the Dods Monitoring team
Despite a rich career in resolution and prudential regulation, Andrew Bailey's latest role at the Financial Conduct Authority could pose an issue of trust for the Bank of England, writes Dods Monitoring's Maria Busca.
10 months on from the date the UK was meant to leave the EU, the UK will leave the European Union after almost 50 years of membership tonight at 23:00 GMT. Dods Monitoring's Laura Hutchinson considers the next steps.
Dods Monitoring's Andy Frain considers the likelihood of a second Scottish independence referendum.
The new Governor of the Bank of England is regarded as a safe pair of hands – but the challenges he faces as we leave the EU will require a creative flair writes Maria Busca
Dods Monitoring's Aaron Revel considers the key themes likely to play out as Labour seek a replacement for Jeremy Corbyn.
Boris Johnson's convincing majority put an end to the parliamentary drama, but can he "Get Brexit Done" by the end of the year? Laura Hutchinson explores the possibilities ahead
With a majority of 80 there is no question that the Government will pass its Withdrawal Agreement Bill - Dods Monitoring's Laura Hutchinson explains what might happen next.
Dods Monitoring’s Guinevere Poncia considers if rising public awareness has created an opportunity for action to safeguard electoral integrity.
The narrative constructed around social care pledges will be vital to building political consensus and avoiding political pitfalls of the past, argues Daniel Laing.
Ensuring that our principles are respected in the investments we fund with our savings is one of the battles of our generation, writes Maria Busca.
An election will not offer a conclusive answer to the Brexit question and there is a very real possibility that the UK will be left with another hung Parliament in which there is no clear mandate, no majority, and no consensus on the way forward, says Dods Monitoring's Laura Hutchinson.
A potent tonic of trade wars, protectionist barriers and populist actors has led to the retreat of globalisation. This could have significant ramifications for the life sciences sector, Dods Monitoring's Nabil Rastani writes.
Whichever candidate prevails as the new Speaker, they will have an important duty to enhance staff wellbeing, writes Dods Monitoring's Guinevere Poncia.
A recurring argument for radical climate action is that climate change will affect the world’s poorest regions the hardest. However, what is seldom considered is how efforts towards decarbonising the UK, could perpetuate energy injustices in these same economies, writes Dods Monitoring's, Alexandra Goodwin.
The conflict in Yemen has brought the UK arms trade under scrutiny. But Parliament’s main mechanism for overseeing the industry, the Committees on Arms Export Controls, is “paralysed” by problems of its own, writes Guinevere Poncia
MPs are set to vote on whether they support the principle of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal through the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB).
The Government have committed to responding to the National Infrastructure Assessment. Dods Monitoring’s Hugo Fulford explains what we can expect from the strategy.
Concerns have been raised by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the Government does not monitor whether statements made under the Modern Slavery Act comply with the legislation, writes Dods Monitoring's Andy Frain.
The Commission for Countering Extremism’s recent report is a much-needed contribution to the conversation around extremism but lays bare gaps in the Government’s approach, writes Guinevere Poncia.
Even if Boris Johnson were to soften his position on the ‘Irish backstop’ a time limit or exit clause is an unworkable position for the EU, writes Dods Monitoring’s Laura Hutchinson.
Throw-away menstrual products are contributing to plastic pollution at an alarming rate, writes Tessa Corina.
Dods Monitoring's Tessa Corina writes on what new technology means for the agriculture sector.
The Big Six energy companies have come under fire once again this week, following a new report that UK households overpaid by £2.2bn on energy this year. Dods Monitoring's Alexandra Goodwin looks into what's going on.
Dods Monitoring's Aaron Revel examines the Level 3 Review and the Future of Further Education in England.
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