By Michael Baxter, Fresh Business Thinking In the post Civod-19 world, should government resort to electronic money printing press to resuscitate the global economy? In short, will it be time for helicopter money?
As global communities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increasing emphasis on public health strategies, like social distancing measures, to slow the rate of transmission. Google have recently announced that in Google Maps, they are using aggregated, anonymised data showing how busy certain types of places are—helping identify when a local business tends […]
Britain’s high street retailers endured their worst month on record for both in-store and total sales following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the UK, new figures by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP reveal.
At the start of the UK’s Covid-19 lockdown, a film-maker travelled by bicycle to some of London’s most iconic sights, completely deserted in the midday sunshine. This is London Isolated. Film-maker Rory captured this footage travelling by bicycle, ensuring a safe distance from others at all times. Film: Rory Langdon-Down Edit: Marcus Ellingham Colour: Luke Ellingham […]
While most of us have been told to stay at home to fight coronavirus from the comfort of our kitchens and lounges, many low-paid key workers in hospitals, supermarkets and other workplaces are risking their health to keep the country running.