Positive Money response to Theresa May’s comments on quantitative easing
27th September 2016 marked the launch of the Bank of England’s new Corporate Quantitative Easing (QE) programme. The Bank will now be creating £10bn of new money to buy bonds issued by private companies. While there are much better ways to boost the UK economy, today we give 10 reasons why Corporate QE won’t help boost the UK economy and could turn out to be a bad idea.
We’ve got an exciting opportunity on our hands. This Thursday, MPs will debate the government’s quantitative easing (QE) policy in the House of Commons.  Chancellor Philip Hammond is hoping QE will kickstart the economy. But we know QE only makes the richest richer, pumps up property markets, and does nothing for the rest of us. 
Conference on monetary reform hosted jointly by the Icelandic Prime Minister’s Office and KPMG Iceland
On Monday the 5th of September at 8:30AM, the Icelandic Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and KPMG Iceland will jointly hold the conference “Money Issuance – alternative monetary systems” to mark the publication of a KPMG report, commissioned by the PMO.