Wednesday 3 June 2020 5:30 am

The City View: 'Cowardly business chiefs must speak up against the lockdown' - Luke Johnson

In this episode Christian is joined by entrepreneur and investor Luke Johnson, a high-profile critic of the government’s lockdown policy.

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Johnson says that many business leaders agree with his position in private, but are too afraid to voice their own concerns publicly.

He says the lockdown is “dystopian” – an affront to our civil liberties and an act of economic self-harm, the unintended consequences of which will do more harm than good. 

Also in this episode, Christian looks at growing levels of support for a shorter trading day at the London Stock Exchange; the UK’s increasingly bullish stance towards China; and a new survey suggesting we can’t wait to get back to the office – even if we fancy a bit more home-working in the future. 

Read more: The City View: How to look after mental health in the age of remote work, with Octavius Black

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