Despite the rosy forecast contained in its regular monetary policy report, it warned Britain’s economy would take until the end of 2021 to regain the level of GDP recorded at the end of 2019 before the pandemic struck, and that there were serious risks to its assessment because of the continuing health risks from Covid-19 and the risk of a second wave in infections. … [Read more...] about Bank of England says UK economy recovering faster than first feared
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The mental health charity Mind has said that referrals to children’s mental health services have gone down significantly during lockdown, meaning treatment providers could face a significant backlog. There are similar such fears regarding social services, while other youth services have been closed or moved online as play parks were closed and sports teams suspended. … [Read more...] about Tell us: how have UK children’s services been during the pandemic?