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“We are setting out on what I hope and believe is a one-way road to freedom” The Prime Minister has unveiled a four-step plan to gradually ease lockdown restrictions in England, with the aim of lifting all legal limits on social contact by 21 June. Speaking in the House of Commons on Monday, Mr Johnson […]

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Child talk

It’s difficult to quantify the impact of the pandemic on children. Let’s face it, their lives changed beyond recognition overnight too, the regular rhythms of childhood and adolescence gone indefinitely. A survey exploring what made children feel stressed during lockdown discovered that not having enough money or food featured, alongside schoolwork, family life and other […]

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COVID heightens intergenerational issues

One effect of the pandemic has been to divide segments of the population, whether by age, where they live or what they do for a living. When divisions occur, tensions can develop, not least between the generations. There is now rising concern about the economic impact of the pandemic upon Generation Z. A summary of […]

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“The economy is poised like a coiled spring. As its energies are released, the recovery should be one to remember after a year to forget” As the UK endured icy temperatures last week, the Prime Minister appealed to the two million people from the first four priority groups yet to receive a vaccination, to come […]

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Get your life insurance in check

At the height of the pandemic, insurers received 7,000 life insurance claims and paid out £90 million – the equivalent of £980,000 every day – to support the families of those who died due to COVID-19. The data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) shows that between 1 March and 31 May last year, […]

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ESG on the business agenda in 2021

Hello to a new year, a fresh start and forward focus. We aren’t the only ones looking forward and appraising the year ahead; a new report has noted that in 2021, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are placing a high priority on ESG (environmental, social, and governance) issues and assessing how organisational ESG activities and investments […]

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“For now, the most important thing you can do is get the jab when your time comes” The UK passed a significant milestone last week, as 10 million people received their first vaccine dose. The largest vaccination programme in British history is now fast approaching 13 million vaccinated and despite the cold snap prompting the […]

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