A report commissioned by the Coastal West Sussex Partnership at the start of the pandemic offers stark warnings about the future of the local economy and urges a collaborative approach to combating the economic impacts of Covid-19.

The Covid-19 Impact Assessment for Coastal West Sussex, by Hatch, found the region’s challenges include a dependence on tourism, high populations of people self-employed in the creative/digital sector, and concentrations of older residents. The impact on young people, particularly those with fewer skills, was highlighted.  To see the full report click here