Bank of England

Bank of England


As the UK's central bank we work to ensure low inflation, trust in banknotes and a stable financial system. Follow our Museum account @boemuseum

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Governments’ restrictions related to Covid-19, and households’ voluntary efforts to lessen health risks, are affecting economic activity. High-frequency measures of formal restrictions and household mobility can help assess Covid-19’s impact on GDP.

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HM Treasury has launched a consultation on the future framework for financial services regulation in the UK. This consultation raises important questions for the future of the UK financial system and we encourage you to have your say.

North West – we’re listening. There are just 2 days left to apply to take part in our virtual Citizens’ Panel on 4 November. We want to hear about your experience of the economy. Sign up here: #BOECitizensPanel 

We’re asking the insurance firms we regulate to make sure they are ready for the end of the transition period with the EU on Thursday 31 December. Our Prudential Regulation Authority and the @TheFCA  have sent this letter to CEOs:

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Our colleagues have been sharing their experiences and reflections during #BlackHistoryMonth . #BHM2020 

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Our colleagues have been sharing their experiences and reflections during #BlackHistoryMonth . Ola leads communications for BEEM, our internal staff network for Black, Asian and ethnic minority colleagues. #BHM2020 

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Introducing the face of the new £50 note - the father of computer science, Alan Turing.” Find out more #Turing50  #ThinkScience 

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MPC vote to cut #BankRate  to 0.25% and for a package of measures designed to provide additional monetary stimulus

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We use 20 different colour inks to make our new £20 note. 🖌🎨 It’s our most colourful note ever! We think that’s a fitting tribute to the artist Turner, who we feature on it. The new £20 note will be available from Thursday. #TheNew20 

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If you receive money as a gift at Christmas, what’s your favourite way to get it? How will we use money in years to come? Join the #FutureForumBoE  discussion at

The Monetary Policy Committee at a special meeting on 19 March voted to cut Bank rate to 0.1% and increase its holdings of UK government and corporate bonds by £200 billion.

Explore the world of science from the A of astronomy to the Z of zoology. Nominate the scientist you would like to see on the new £50 note: #ThinkScience  #50poundnote 

MPC vote by a majority of 7-2 to raise #BankRate  to 0.50%

The Bank’s three policy committees have announced a comprehensive and timely package of measures to help UK businesses and households bridge across the economic disruption likely to be associated with Covid-19.

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