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The UK news industry has increased its furlough claims in December and January because of the extra lockdown restrictions. Was it worth it?
The Government needs a strong enough boom to ensure the re-opening of jobs that ends the need for further furloughs. But if jobs don’t return for long enough to repay their furlough cost, Sunak will be accused of spending lavishly just to postpone unemployment for a year.
People in precarious employment are hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, the government currently has nothing significant to offer the most vulnerable in this economic crisis.
Boris Johnson says he wants to get on top of the UK’s productivity problem, but the job measures in the summer statement could take the country in the opposite direction.