1.5 trillion pound cost of Covid 19 in the U.K. when a 200 billion pound solution is available.

A recent report leaked by from the U.K. treasury shows the expected cost of the lockdown of the U.K. economy. This is only the fiscal cost, and does not include the costs to individuals who lose their jobs or lost revenues as demand craters. Overall we believe the true cost to the U.K. economy will come out closer to 1.5 trillion pounds.

When I saw this number I thought that surely there must be a better way to spend a fraction of this money but deliver the same viral…

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Independent ESG Research and data analysis at Inteqres. Over 20 years experience in Research.

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Mark Artherton, CFA

Independent ESG Research and data analysis at Inteqres. Over 20 years experience in Research.