News – UK – Covid Roadmap Welcomes But Budget Holds Answers – CBI


The budget contains answers for many, according to the CBI Regional Director, as hope is in the air

The hope Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s roadmap to economic recovery has given has been welcomed by a key business leader, while companies waiting three months to reopen have underscored an anxious 10 days

The four-step plan was revealed in a statement to the House of Commons in which the schools, as proposed, will be released on Aug. March were opened

Retail, personal care, gyms, outdoor hospitality and attractions should follow in a second phase in April – possibly by May 12th April

No earlier than 17 May the social contacts could loosen up and the hospitality indoors with a last lift at the earliest on 21 Return June

The budget will provide more answers, and that can’t come soon enough, according to Beckie Hart, CBI Yorkshire &, the Humber director

She said, “The Prime Minister’s Roadmap offers hope that the country can get back to business in the months ahead

“The roadmap is a good starting point for the tough yards ahead, and caution is rightly the buzzword Yorkshire business and Humber support the step-by-step approach to reopening and ending harmful stop-start restrictions, and kids first again Bringing into the classroom is as important for businesses as it is for families across the country

“We need to turn this roadmap into real economic momentum now. The budget is the second half of this announcement – expanding business support in parallel with restrictions will bridge businesses to the other side. This is particularly necessary for sectors that are up to three.” Have to wait months for the reopening and have to be afraid of the budget for 10 days

“In the meantime, companies are pledging to work with the government to refresh the practical guidance for companies and accelerate the introduction of tests in workplaces in the coming months

“With good news about vaccines coming every day, the roadmap offers a pragmatic and safe way out of the lockdown in England Yorkshire and Humber companies will play their full role in public health and trust to start a recovery ”

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Andy Wood, managing partner at Grant Thornton in Yorkshire and the North East, said: “The government’s road map for the lockdown is welcomed We now have a clear timetable to work towards, although there is still room to fund the companies for which they cannot yet act. A few months are clearly needed

“It is also important that we remain vigilant as we share the responsibility to protect ourselves, our communities and the NHS In parts of our region like Bradford, Wakefield and Teesside, infection rates are still very high and the virus remains a threat

“As the lockdown measures are being relaxed, it is possible that infection rates will increase So it is really important that people continue to obey all the rules ”

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