Tag: manufacturing

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

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
High Demand Household Items Price Changes

COVID 19 and Inflation

The combined hit to both demand and supply sides means that the COVID 19 recession will be a departure from the those seen in the 1930s and 2008: inflation is indeed likely. The risk is that the recovery may cause

/ April 8, 2020
Economic Sentiment Index

Economic Sentiment Index

The European Commission has tempered expectations and pointed out that the index itself remains at an overall high level and other indicators, such as industrial capacity utilisation, remain well above their average level over....

/ January 10, 2019