What to expect in 2019

This year will have a big impact on politics and policy. Brexit will continue to shape our politics and key set piece events, like the Queen’s Speech and Spending Review, have the potential to decisively change domestic policy for the years to come. As the government looks to meet its ambitious agenda there are challengesRead more

Autumn Budget 2018: WA Analysis

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond today announced a giveaway Budget that was designed to double down on the Prime Minister’s assertion that ‘austerity is over’, and seek to show that this was more than just warm words. He was, however, perhaps more careful with his choice of words, noting that it was merely, ‘comingRead more

Hitting the target: what next for precision medicines?

Put simply, precision medicine aims to ensure the right patient gets the right treatment at the right time. The terms ‘precision medicine’, ‘personalised medicine’ and ‘stratified medicine’ are often used interchangeably and in common parlance mean largely the same thing – although there are some minor differences in how the terms are used. Precision medicinesRead more

A Manifesto for Electric Vehicles in 2018

The government is playing catch up to attract electric vehicle businesses to the UK, but the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill marks a turning point A revolution in road transport is clearly on its way with electric vehicles leading the charge. But revolutions are never straightforward and there are political, regulatory and policy obstacles forRead more