The Great Adaptation

  • Borimir Totev
  • Matthew Hyndman

In response to COVID-19, we launched the #GreatAdaptation series of fireside discussions with social impact leaders, NGOs, institutions, and humanitarian organisations on some of the most pressing issues facing the sector and how we can build resilience for the future.

Fixing Furlough & the Route to Universal Basic Income

Estimates show that more than a million new starters have been excluded from the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, hitting low-income workers and the hospitality sector the hardest. What are the main take-aways to ensure loopholes are eradicated in the future? What continued support will businesses need after reopening commences? Could lessons from the furlough scheme offer a route to universal basic income in the UK?