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Business and markets

The market response to the crisis, the impacts of that response and the repercussions around the world.

Don't miss out on our daily summary of how global business and markets are recovering from the pandemic. We also produce daily summaries of the actions that governments and regulators are taking to combat the impact of the virus on their populations and the global economy.


Pandemic may continue to mask economic impact of Brexit

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.

Chart of the week: G7 economies

Our chart this week illustrates how in representing more than half of the world economy, decisions taken by the G7 can have a significant impact on the entire planet.

When data meets society: managing data ethically

Writing for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, ICAEW’s Head of Financial Services Philippa Kelly explores how the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement have brought issues with our relationships to financial services and data into sharp relief.

COVID has taught us that construction is vital

19 February 2021: Construction is at the heart of the UK’s post-COVID recovery. The sector needs to focus on the triple bottom line of profit, people and the planet says Peter Duff of Laing O'Rourke.

How to ensure a charity’s financial sustainability during COVID-19

13 January 2021: COVID-19 has increased demand for charity services while impacting revenue-raising opportunities. Helena Wilkinson, Head of Charities at Price Bailey, suggests the impact is likely to be even greater in 2021 and outlines actions charities can take to manage financial sustainability.

Chart of the week: the UK in a global economy

8 January 2021: This week’s chart shows that the UK’s economy represents just over 3% of global GDP, demonstrating its relative prosperity given this is generated by just under 1% of the world’s population.

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