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Looking under the hood: UK economic outlook and implications

January 20, 2021
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The UK’s macro-economic outlook is rapidly evolving. Read our latest macro-economic briefing to understand what it may mean for you and your company – a lost quarter, or a hidden opportunity?

2021 was expected to be a year of recovery and growth – both globally and in the UK. However, as we are now in a race between a more infectious virus strain and vaccine rollout, recovery has been stalled at least by a quarter. In the midst of this all, Brexit is a side show. Forward-looking executives are closely monitoring these macro-economic indicators to find hidden opportunities, e.g., how does this outlook impact my cost of equity and WACC, or how am I adjusting my short term consumer offering to take advantage of the expected unlocking of pent-up demand?