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Home > Education and Museum > Bitesize guides to the Bank of England
 

Bitesize guides to the Bank of England

Read about the history of the Bank of England Learn how banknotes are guaranteed Find out more about the features on a banknote
The Old Lady
Read the history of the
Bank of England

The promise
Learn about banknotes and
the promise to pay

Banknote security
Find out about banknote security features
Learn about inflation and the value of your money See how interest rates are set Understand why money has been injected into the economy
Money and Inflation​
Learn about inflation and the value of your money

Monetary policy
See how interest rates
 are set by the Bank of England
Quantitative easing
Understand why money has been injected into the economy
Discover why forward guidance is needed Learn how the financial system works Find out what the Financial Policy Committee (FPC) does
Forward guidance
Learn about future
 monetary policy
Financial system
Find out about key services
 for the public

Financial policy
See how the Bank of England keeps a stable financial system

Understand how the Prudential Regulation Authority regulates firms and protects policyholders Discover how the Bank of England stores gold
Safe and sound
Understand how the Bank of England
 supervises banks
Storing Gold 
Discover the gold stores at the
Bank of England

Resolution
What happens when a bank fails?

 


Fersiwn Cymraeg

Key Resources

​Your money - what the Bank does (4.1MB)
Twelve postcards on the work of the Bank of England

 

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