Dates for your DIARY…

Monetary Policy Committee base rate decision After holding the base rate at 0.5% for a year, will the MPC decide that now is the time to ring the changes or does the impending election mean it will hang tight for another month?

MPC minutes published Find out what the thinking was behind the committee’s decision on the base rate this month when it publishes the
minutes of its meeting.

Council of Mortgage Lenders mortgage fraud recoveries seminar The CML will host a seminar on mortgage fraud recoveries, featuring a presentation by Grant Thornton’s James Earp and Nick Wood on minimising losses due to fraud. Barrister Catherine Gibaud will also speak on
the subject of defending a professional indemnity claim and Rosling King will discuss indicators of mortgage fraud. Venue to be confirmed.

CML annual lunch The CML’s annual lunch will take place at the London Hilton Park Lane. The keynote address will be given by David Smith,
economics editor of the Sunday Times.