Phil Smith - 14 days into lockdown, what next for businesses?

Apr 03, 2020, 05:53 PM
In this episode, Nigel speaks to Phil Smith, Managing Director at Business West, to reflect on how UK business is coping after 14 days in lockdown.

Nigel gets Phil's thoughts on:

  • The current state of play (0:20).
  • The challenges of getting the government cash delivered to businesses as quickly as possible (1:33).
  • Coronavirus and the role of Business West (2:34).
  • The long-term cost to the UK economy and the likely winners and losers (3:12).
  • The importance of treading carefully - business reputations can be made or ruined over the next few months (4:20).

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