Tag: policy

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
Exiting the Lockdown: The Range of Impact on GVA by Sector

Exiting the Lockdown: The Range of Impact on GVA by Sector

It is imperative that the public are informed in a cogent, digestible and evidence-based manner on how best to limit new infections as the economy begins to get back on track. In the absence of clear, authoritative information that

/ April 30, 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
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