An outlook on the UK commercial property market from Schroders' Property Team.
The Chancellor’s fifth budget focused on the "makers, doers and savers" in the economy and succeeded in delivering some surprises despite his lack of room for manoeuvre.
Many of the announcements in the Budget had been widely anticipated but the news on annuities and betting duty took the market by surprise.
Sky News Business is live from Schroders in the City, bringing analysis on the Chancellor's 2014 Budget.
As part of its quarterly Inflation Report, the Bank of England (BoE) has decided to expand its use of macroeconomic variables in its presentation of forward guidance. The previous 7% unemployment rate threshold would have been breached in the coming months, which has prompted the Bank to re-assess its communications strategy.
The Office for National Statistics has revealed that both manufacturing output and the wider measure of industrial output were flat in November versus consensus expectations of a 0.4% increase for both compared to the previous month.
We consider how investing a proportion of a DC pension scheme in property might help mitigate two key risks for an individual with a DC pension.