Tag: policy

Chart of the Week

All the indicators point toward a sweet and sour year for start-ups. While UK tech startups raised €5.3 billion in venture capital funding between January and May 2020, similar to in 2019, the optimism appears to be subsiding in the...

/ August 6, 2020
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