About Open Data
The COVID-19 Economic Impacts Report is an interactive self-serve tool that highlights the economic impacts across Essex as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on government initiatives such as the CJRS (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) and the SEISS (Self Employment Income Support Scheme). The EOTHO (Eat Out to Help Out) scheme is also included.
This report also draws from national and regional economic reactions to COVID-19 by presenting business feedback from the BICS (Business Impacts of Coronavirus Survey) by ONS. This information gives us an insight into how businesses across the country have been reacting to changes in their performance as a result of the pandemic. This includes:
This report is published on a one-month time lag basis due to data release limitations from sources.