The Big Picture | The Year Ahead: Forecast & Trends

The Big Picture | The Year Ahead: Forecast & Trends

Breakfast Briefing with Deloitte’s Chief UK Economist, Ian Stewart and Antony Raine from Deloitte’s Global Brexit Insights & International Trade Policy team.

With the UK Cabinet reshuffle in progress, Brexit talks moving into Phase 2 following December’s ‘divorce’ agreement, and a new year boost in UK business optimism, we’re pleased to announce that Deloitte’s Antony Raine will be joining Deloitte’s Chief UK Economist, Ian Stewart, to discuss the 2018 UK political and economic landscape and what it means for business.

Join us for our first ‘The Big Picture’ of 2018, examining the economic forecast for the year ahead and the big political and other trends that will shape trade, business, policy and planning.


Ian Stewart, Chief UK Economist, Deloitte

Ian Stewart is a Partner and Chief Economist at Deloitte where he advises Boards and companies on macroeconomics. Ian devised the Deloitte Survey of Chief Financial Officers and writes a popular weekly economics blog, the Monday Briefing.

His previous roles include Chief Economist for Europe at Merrill Lynch, Head of Economics in the Conservative Research Department and Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. Ian was educated at the London School of Economics.


Antony Raine, Manager, Brexit Insights & International Trade Policy, Deloitte

Antony Raine is a member of Deloitte’s Brexit Insights & International Trade Policy team, specialising in geopolitical risk analysis and strategic planning. Antony also liaises with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Department for International Trade to represent the views of Deloitte and the wider Professional & Business Services (PBS) Sector.

Prior to Deloitte, spent 6 years as a Captain in the British Army which included a diplomatic post in South America and an operational tour in Afghanistan.


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