We are the UK’s central bank, a publicly owned body. It’s our job to:
- keep the cost of living stable (while supporting the economy and jobs)
- make sure the UK’s financial system can withstand shocks
- make sure UK banks and other financial firms are safe and sound
Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, we’ve been supporting the economy by helping businesses so they can keep as many people in work as possible.
We also want to do as much as we can to reduce any longer-term damage to the UK economy.
To support the UK economy, we have: