Tag: coronavirus

On the state of UK Business Closures

On the state of UK Business Closures

13.5% of all UK businesses have temporarily closed or paused trading, during the lockdown, with 86.4% of workers in these businesses on furlough.

/ July 16, 2020

COVID 19: Jobs vs Exposure

Looking at pay, over a third of the highest-risk jobs have a below median hourly pay rate (currently £13.21 in the UK). Care escorts, dental nurses, and nursing auxiliaries and assistants are among the lowest paid and all range between...

/ May 19, 2020
Permanent changes to Consumer Habits?

COVID 19: Permanent Changes to Consumer Habits?

Our work, leisure and shopping habits as well as interpersonal relationships have all been subject to seismic shifts in a matter of months. Indeed, what consumers value has changed, so as we enter the inevitably severe economic downturn, retail businesses...

/ May 14, 2020
COVID 19: CFO Concerns

COVID-19: CFO Concerns

This economic crisis, as well as the virus, is truly novel- it is not caused by bursting financial bubbles, deficient demand or underutilised potential. Revenues that would normally come from the population producing, earning and

/ March 20, 2020