The Covid Economy: Bettering Business – BBC Newsnight
In the final instalment of our series looking at the economy post-Covid, Newsnight explores the potential shift in the relationship between business and society. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F
Has Covid changed our view on business’ place in society?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak offered an unprecedented £160 billion support package for British businesses to deal with the financial challenges of Covid-19. Will this support create new expectations for how businesses operate?
In the final instalment of our series looking at the economy post-covid, Newsnight explores whether coronavirus will reshape how we respond to economic crises and re-evaluate how interventionist we should be.
The idea of companies serving a wider range of interests than just investors has been increasingly discussed in recent years, but will Covid accelerate a shift towards a stakeholder model? Will traditional models adapt to help the most vulnerable in society?
Business Editor Helen Thomas reports.
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