Observatory continues to report important data insights into the economic impact of Covid-19

Date posted: July 29, 2020

The Midlands Engine Observatory has released the seventh edition of the Covid Impact Monitor.

This is produced fortnightly and provides a summary of research across the Midlands. This edition covers:

  • ONS data on GDP projections
  • Summary of the PMI index which despite still being in negative territory is looking more positive
  • The distribution of furloughed workers by sector and how this has impacted the Midlands economy
  • Updated statistics on benefit claimants across the Midlands
  • Further intelligence from across the Midlands and its business groups

All editions of the Covid Impact Monitor can be downloaded at www.midlandsengine.org/observatory.


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