Beyond Better Business

Welcome to our new monthly report: Beyond Better Business. Issue 1.1 shares the insights you need to prepare you and your business for a turbulent – and opportunity-rich – time ahead.

The bigger picture of the late-COVID economy is starting to reveal itself.  We’re seeing a K-shaped economic recovery, where different markets bounce back at faster rates than others. There are signs that we’re recovering from the recession: house prices are up, spending is up; architects’ pipelines are full, meaning construction will stay strong for a while yet. But procurement and leadtime issues are starting to appear between businesses and the horizon, which may soon make for a wave of insolvencies as depleted inventories, short-selling, and slow payments empty the coffers.