26 January 2021
Ian Price, CBI Wales Director, said:
“While positive vaccine news has given everyone hope, evidence of unemployment gradually creeping upwards provides clear evidence that businesses and households are still bearing the brunt of the pandemic.
“The continuation of lockdown restrictions makes it ever more urgent that the UK and Welsh governments do everything they can to protect job and livelihoods. The Job Retention Scheme needs to run to at least the end of June to avoid a cliff-edge.”