3 July 2020: Only a fraction of the population was working at their normal workplace during the Great Lockdown
Public sector and economic data can be daunting. In chart form it all becomes so much more digestible.
Each week we publish a chart that illuminates a different aspect of the economy.
26 June: The prime minister has announced a reduction in the number of government departments. How big is the cabinet compared to the rest of the world?
19 June 2020: Economic contraction sees monthly GDP per capita decline from £2,790 in February 2020 to £2,100 in April 2020.
12 June 2020: PFI contract payments have started to decline following a peak of £10.2bn in 2019-20.
5 June 2020: European Commission proposes €2tn in spending over the next seven years, including a major stimulus package.
29 May 2020: Government looks to financial markets to fund large-scale fiscal interventions in the economy
22 May 2020: UK Government being paid to borrow money, with first negative yield gilt
15 May 2020: The topic for the #icaewchartoftheweek is on the charity sector
7 May 2020: Public finances around the world are being severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, with the United States being no exception.
1 May: The unsung heroes at the Debt Management Office (DMO) have swung into action as the UK Government has started to burn through cash at an astonishing rate, as illustrated by the #icaewchartoftheweek.