Englands central bank is marching on with its research into a central bank digital currency. While it has yet to announce that it will launch a CBDC, the bank has advertised new positions related to its CBDC research. They include a stakeholder analyst, project analyst, solution architect and a senior manager for CBDC technology.
Under the leadership of the former governor Mark Carney, Bank of England (BoE) took a wait-and-see stance on CBDCs. Carney claimed before leaving office that a CBDC could present significant challenges for the U.K. economy if introduced.