What's Next: July 05, 2016

Construction cranes stand on the horizon beyond the Bank of England in the City of London on June 27, 2016.
Construction cranes stand on the horizon beyond the Bank of England in the City of London on June 27, 2016.PHOTO: AFP

UK Conservative leadership election

Britain's Conservative Party will begin voting for a new leader today. The candidate - among the five standing - with the least support in the vote will be eliminated and the process will be repeated again on Thursday and next Tuesday until only two candidates remain.


New trauma support network for kids

A new community trauma support network for children will be launched by KK Women's and Children's Hospital and Temasek Cares today. The Stay Prepared - Trauma Network for Children will strengthen existing capabilities and resources to help children suffering from post-traumatic emotional and psychological difficulties. Temasek Cares is the non-profit philanthropic arm of Singapore investment firm Temasek Holdings.


Bank of England's stability report

The Bank of England will release its financial stability report today and is likely to address concerns over the long-term stability of the system following the Brexit vote.

Shares of British banks have tanked since the vote and many expect poor prospects for London as a global financial hub when Britain finally walks away from the European Union.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 05, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe