Two thirds of UK firms fully operational after COVID, survey says – ZAWYA

SourceZawya
SectorEconomy
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Two thirds of UK firms "fully operational" after COVID, survey says Businesses on average said they were operating at 85% of usual capacity due to social distancing    A traffic light is seen surrounded by skyscrapers in the City of London financial district, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain June 30, 2020. LONDON - Two thirds of British businesses say they are now "fully operational" after the coronavirus lockdown, up from half in June, according to a survey on Sunday.A further 21% of the firms, polled in the first half of July by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), said they were partly operational with some premises still closed."With businesses gradually reopening, this month's data seems to indicate a turning point for the economy," said Alpesh Paleja,...read more...