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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
Historical Public Sector Net Borrowing

Historical Public Sector Net Borrowing: Post-Covid 19 Forecast

Despite the unprecedented and, as yet, incalculable, cost of government measures, the OBR have stated that ‘we can be confident that the cost of inaction would ultimately have been much higher.’.

/ April 23, 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
The Impact of Covid 19 on Global Growth Projections

The Impact of Covid 19 on Global Growth Projections

Researchers from Imperial College London predicting that ‘transmission will quickly rebound if interventions are relaxed.’. If this causes reintroduction of measures, then a double-dip recession looms. Indeed, should the spread of the virus maintain this pace, a sustained decline is

/ April 2, 2020