Tag: economics

May 2020

by Damon de Laszlo, ERC Chairman Since April we have seen politicians around the world trying to roll back on the panic created by the Corona Virus. The machinery of government and its institutions, particularly areas involved in health, led...

/ June 11, 2020
Covid 19, alcohol Use and Mental Health

Covid 19, Alcohol Use and Mental Health

Pre-pandemic research found heightened risk from working under certain conditions such as in isolation away from friends and family; extended or shift-pattern working hours, in dangerous environments, under inadequate supervision or at risk from organisational change (restructure/redundancy)- a list that...

/ June 4, 2020
Covid 19: Effect on Job Vacancies by Sector

Covid 19: Effect on Job Vacancies by Sector

Those in lower-earning jobs offering £15-£25 thousand per annum (less than London Living Wage) are worst affected. Higher paid jobs’ greater likeliness to be conducted from home is partly reflected in the far lower reduction in available positions.

/ May 28, 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