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What a Covid-19 vaccine means for the jobs crisis

With the prospect of a vaccine, the previous projections, calculations and activities of companies can now credibly be used to forecast the future

By Peter Urwin  

A doubling of unemployment in the UK. That’s what we were facing, according to the Bank of England, which predicted a rise to 7.75 per cent by 2021, the highest since 2013. That was, until news broke of possible vaccines with efficacy of more than 90 per cent.

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