This report presents an analysis of the financial health of UK businesses, which shows that immediate action is needed to prevent a wave of corporate failure in early April. We cannot delay action. Now is also the moment to consider how we rebuild our economy and society as the welcome vaccination programme rolls out.
Peter Lambert and John Van Reenen
27 January 2021 Paper Number CEPCOVID-19-016
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This CEP Covid-19 analysis is published under the Programme on Innovation and Diffusion, and CEP Growth programme, and the Alliance for Full Employment (AFFE).