Tag: manufacturing

Chart of the Week

Assessing business births and deaths provides another angle to test perceptions of the UK economy, placing greater emphasis on the plight of smaller businesses that account for 60% of private sector employment in the UK.

/ August 12, 2021
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