Matt Griffith - Our survey says: Only 16% of businesses will cope if coronavirus crisis lasts 6 months

Apr 23, 2020, 09:42 AM
In this episode, Nigel speaks to Matt Griffith, Director of Policy at Business West, about the coronavirus business survey findings that paint a bleak picture for the UK economy if the crisis drags on past the summer.

Nigel and Matt discuss:

  • The coronavirus business survey response headlines (0:38).
  • What businesses can do to restore confidence and safeguard their future (1:41).
  • The long-term economic impacts on the region (3:28).
  • Will we ever get back to 'business as usual'? (5:03).
  • Getting ahead of the curve in the Western Gateway (6:30).
  • How government can continue to restore confidence in the market (7:32).
  • The CBILS scheme - should government 100% back the loans? (8:58).
  • Coronavirus lockdown exit strategy (10:25).

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