• The Pitfalls of Sunak’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme

    On the 7th of July, Rishi Sunak Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced his next bid to help minimise the damage to the economy caused by COVID-19, the Eat Out to Help Out scheme....
  • The State of the UK Economy During Lockdown and Beyond

    In April, the UK economy shrunk by a record 20.4% due to lockdown, causing irreversible damage for many families and businesses. Over the whole of lockdown, statistics also show that the economy is expected to have slumped by a quarter due to widespread contractions across the economy. Most noticeably,...
  • The Failed American Response to Covid-19

    A recent interview by the New Yorker with leading economist Jeffrey Sachs analysed the radical failure of America in dealing with the global pandemic. He discussed his distrust and despair in Trump as a leader and the structural flaws in the American political system, as well as highlighting two...
  • The American Lockdown Protests: Liberty vs Life

    Protests have broken out in over 12 states in America over the lockdown measures that have been put in place to protect the population from the spread of coronavirus. Currently America has the highest number of cases and deaths in the world with over 964,000 confirmed cases and more...
  • The business conundrum: care vs capital?

    The current climate created by the coronavirus pandemic, is one that has only been predicted in mysterious Netflix series and conspiracy theory videos on the internet. As a result, it is understandable that there is no rulebook on how the world is to handle it. This is particularly relevant...
  • International Monetary Fund Announce Global Recession

    On the 28th of March, chief of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, referring to the global economy announced that it was “now clear that we have entered a recession.” Alongside this, the IMF predicted the economic repercussions of the coronavirus will far outlast the virus itself. Prospects of “waves of...
  • There Really is a Silver Lining to Every Cloud

    Last Monday, from a desk from in Downing Street, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom gave the British people a very simple instruction: you must stay at home. So, with the UK now officially on ‘lockdown’, at my very own desk, parked in front of my shrinking laptop screen, it is difficult to see...