The Chancellor put himself in the driving seat to ‘Restart’ the economy but the ignition failed and someone appears to have stolen the satnav.
Rishi Sunak’s desperate pleading with company bosses not to lay off their furloughed employees once the scheme ends next month will cut no ice with those who must balance the books in the real world of business.
More people are in work than ever before and the FTSE was up 500 points on where it closed at the end of 2012. Yet we are teetering on the brink of a triple-dip recession. Something just doesn’t add up and maybe the Chancellor’s Budget next month might just give us the answer.