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 £9.45 and £10.93.
Much as other industries including retail, aviation and automotive are making their case to the government for support following the pandemic, Universities UK has similarly petitioned government for a Coronavirus rescue package…
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
There is a risk that following the shock of the pandemic and poor economic recovery, deep seated pessimism may set in for the young, who already feel that their lives will be less prosperous than their parents’.
In her first piece for the ERC, Jacque Mallender has co-authored this blog with health economists Trishal Boodhna and Calum Jones, consulting at McCann Health. It discusses how crises throughout history can offer governments, and other actors, the impetus for innovation and the adoption of new healthcare technologies with pace.
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