Pandemic and the economy

Main points from OECD statement 22 million jobs have been lost in advanced economies due to the pandemic Job retention schemes have saved around 21 million jobs Wealthy countries face the threat of rising long-term unemployment Low skilled workers will most feel the sustained affect of unemployment as these sectorsRead More →


Unemployment claims increased UK unemployment data released at 07:00 BST Tuesday, 19th May 2020 reported a big rise in benefit claims. The benefit claimant count in April 2020 increased by 856,500 to 2.1 million, according to data released from the the Office for National Statistics (ONS). As UK unemployment claims jumped, andRead More →