Skip to main content
  • This website sets cookies on your device. To find out more about how we use cookies please refer to our Privacy and Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the site, we’ll assume that you are content for us to set these on your device.
  • Close

Promoting the good of the people of the United Kingdom by maintaining monetary and financial stability

Latest News

Record of FPC Meeting held on 13 May 2016

26 May 2016

The Financial Policy Committee (FPC) has reviewed the responses to its January 2016 consultation paper on the systemic risk buffer (SRB) framework. More »

Other News

Ending too big to fail: Getting the job done - speech by Andrew Gracie More »

26 May 2016

First phase of a global code of conduct for currency markets published More »

26 May 2016

In Focus

The Bank's Agencies

Learn about the Bank's twelve Agencies based around the UK More »

The next £20 note

J.M.W. Turner has been announced as the next character to appear on the £20 polymer note More »

The New Fiver

On 2 June, the full details of the design and security features of the new £5 note will be revealed More »


Like the Bank of England's Facebook page for regular updates and current events. More »

Forthcoming Events
Effective interest rates - April 2016 (09:30)
01 June 2016
Bankstats (Monetary & Financial Statistics) - April 2016 (09:30)
01 June 2016
Money and Credit - April 2016 (09:30)
01 June 2016

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
View past decisions Next due:
16 Jun 2016
Monetary Policy Summary and Minutes Inflation Target 12 May
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
More information Next due:
16 Jun 2016
Current Inflation Inflation Target 0.3%
Target 2.0% Next due:
14 Jun 2016

 Follow us