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Massive obstacles lie ahead in spite of GDP growth

August 13, 2021 11:38 AM

Despite the UK's GDP increasing by 4.8%, we shouldn't be lulled into thinking that all our problems are solved. We still face potentially massive obstacles if the Government goes ahead with ending the furlough scheme and the Universal credit uplift at the end of next month. MoneyHard pressed families and struggling businesses need more reassurance than improving GDP figures - they need support extended into next year.