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CIMA West Midlands Annual Lecture

Speaker: Dr Ian Jackson and Glynn Jones


We are delighted to invite you and your guests to the inaugural CIMA West Midlands Annual Lecture at the VIP Visitor Centre, JCB World Headquarters. Glynn Jones, The Bank of England Deputy Agent for West Midlands and Oxfordshire and industrial economist, Dr Ian Jackson, Senior Lecturer in Economics and Finance, University of Wolverhampton will deliver the lecture about the Future of the UK Economy. A 'Tour of The Story of JCB Experience' will also be available.

Please join us for CIMA West Midlands' inaugural annual lecture.  An optional 'Tour of The Story of JCB Experience' will be available to you and your guests before enjoying a hot fork buffet and heading to the lecture theatre.

Bank of England agent, Glynn Jones,  will detail the outlook for the UK economy, expectations in respect of growth, inflation and implications for the monetary policy outlook.

The presentation will touch on recent developments in the global economy, and will detail the Banks most recent forecast for UK growth. This includes discussion of sector prospects, investment intentions and trends in the UK labour market.  This will set the context for a discussion around expectations for monetary policy and views of committee members. There will also be time for questions on the broad range of topics presented. 

Dr Ian Jackson explain how Brexit is truly unique and an event that is likely to define the UK economy for the foreseeable future.  The purpose of this presentation is to provide an impartial and informed account of how Brexit affects the trading arrangement of the European Union.  The three main aspects include:
The historical context of international trade
The (un)intended economic consequences of Brexit
The likely future scenarios for globalised trade
Overall, the presentation will focus on assessing the likely economic effects following the withdrawal on 31 January 2020.

Glynn Jones joined the Bank as Deputy Agent for the West Midlands and Oxfordshire in March 2011 and has a particular interest in corporate credit conditions. Prior to joining the Bank, Glynn was the lead economist at the regional development agency (AWM). He has spent much of his career in consultancy advising on a range of economic development issues. Dr Ian Jackson is an applied industrial economist with research interests in the aerospace sector and the ceramics industry. He has taught economics and finance modules in Europe and China and for twelve years he coordinated a postgraduate degree on the economics of globalisation with academic partners across the world.

CIMA West Midlands Annual Lecture

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VIP Visitor Centre, JCB WHQ, Rocester, Staffordshire, ST14 5LS

Date and Time
Wednesday, 20 May
5pm for 5.30pm of 'Tour of The Story of JCB Experience' (optional)

6.30pm -7pm hot fork buffet served