Analysis: Struggling businesses need more clarity and help
Firms facing months of moving in and out of severe restrictions require a clear economic response to each escalation — the government’s Plan for Living with Covid-19 does not provide this
The government’s Plan for Living with Covid-19 is nothing of the sort for businesses.
Grappling with an unprecedented public health crisis is no easy task for any government and plotting a path for the next six to nine months was always going to entail a considerable degree of uncertainty.
That said, the plan, while containing some good measures, at its core simply represented a reclassification of risk from phases of economic and social...
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