‘Only with economically unsustainable competition removed can the economy reset’

World map with a spiking inflation line over the top

The fiscal stimulus in response to Covid lowered the cost of capital, flooding business models that didn’t deserve funding with valuations that were, at times, eye-watering. The upshot of excess stimulus is the inflation every business is now faced with, says True co-founder Matt Truman.

At True, we thrive on growing companies, striving to achieve equal contribution towards people, planet and profit, with a specific focus on positively impacting the communities in which our businesses live. 

My previous columns have warned of the macroeconomic dangers ahead and it doesn’t make me happy to see that those predictions are now playing out. 

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