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Economic data on coronavirus
The spread of COVID-19 has already disrupted the economy in China and beyond. This page collects together ICAEW insights and externally-produced resources giving economic indicators and analysis on the financial impact of the coronavirus.
The Dasgupta Review clearly linked economic success to biodiversity. Large investors are starting to respond to the risks and opportunities of this relationship.
The pandemic has exacerbated gender inequality, but data is one tool that can help organisations chart a course to improvement.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on SMEs and entrepreneurs around the world, but even though they are weathering the storm thanks to strong government support packages, big challenges remain, according to a new OECD report.
This month’s top technical stories include more information on the government’s proposed audit and corporate governance reforms, the OTS review on moving tax year end and the relaunching of HMRC’s agent dedicated line.
Faced with a declining working age population, EU countries need to address the economic and budgetary consequences of ageing when carrying out COVID-19 recovery reform and investment plans in order to preserve longer-term fiscal sustainability.
COVID-related spending continues to drive borrowing even as receipts approach pre-pandemic levels, with debt up by £24.9bn to £2,195.8bn or 99.2% of GDP in May 2021.
The swift spread of coronavirus needed an equally rapid response from government, but with business coming back to life it’s time for the economy to stand on its own again, says the Insolvency Service’s Paul Bannister.
ICAEW members have expressed concern that ongoing Brexit issues are being masked by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and are calling for a more granular understanding of the economic forces at play to help organisations mitigate its effect.
New research shows the number of age discrimination complaints taken to employment tribunals during the last year rose 74% as workers in their 50s and 60s suffer a challenging time in the labour market.
Weekly briefing from PwC presenting key economic data plus illustrative scenarios and analysis of the impact on industry sectors.
Weekly survey conducted by the British Chambers of Commerce tracking business response to the government's measures and changes to business's working practices. It gives figures on levels of staff furloughing, cash reserves, take up of the Bounce Back Loan Scheme, reaction to government guidance, and ability to implement guidance.
Fortnightly statistical bulletin from the ONS showing how businesses in the UK have been affected by Coronavirus in terms of turnover, workforce, prices, trade and business resilience. Indicators are based on responses from the ONS voluntary business survey into the impact of Coronavirus.
A series of weekly webinars hosted by Deloitte's Chief Economist discussing the impacts of COVID-19 on the UK and global economy, challenges faced by organisations, how businesses are responding and government initiatives.
Hub produced by Eurostat collecting together statistics on the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic across Europe. It includes the latest releases, analysis, data visualisations and data sets tracking key indicators.
Commentary and analysis
Research briefing looking at the effect of the coronavirus and policy responses on the UK economy and public finances.
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