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  • Bosch launches rapid Covid-19 test and prepares for global recession, Deichmann manages reputational risk over coronavirus rents, sales-hit Volkswagen reviews all projects as car production resumes.

  • The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a race for disruptive innovation in diagnostics, new therapies and novel vaccines, but the global life sciences industry was already expected to reach more than $2 trillion in gross value by 2023, up from $1.6 trillion before the crisis.

  • The ethos of impact investing for positive change seems tailor-made to tackle the devastating repercussions of the coronavirus crisis as states buckle and a recession looms, but cometh the hour, cometh the family impact investor?

  • Warburtons focuses on core bread products to meet rising demand, JCB produces medical visors and housing for Dyson’s ventilator, Hays Travel starts to bring back furloughed staff and offers travel guarantee.

  • Campden Wealth is rising to the challenge of family networking in the age of the coronavirus by calling for exceptional management funds to join its exclusive Alternative Fund Manager Event online on the new date of 14 May.

  • Walton family’s Walmart hires 200,000 furloughed staff and pauses Asda sale, Barbour family switches production from clothing to personal protection equipment, Grosvenor Estate targets help at vulnerable businesses and families.

  • Dyson ventilators ready for regulatory green light, Latifi passion invests in son’s Formula One team, Kering’s Pinault and Michael Dell cut salaries.

  • Dilmah, the global Sri Lankan family tea producing business, has moved swiftly to safeguard its workforce and adapt its manufacturing when confronted by the coronavirus, and calls for humane family values to recalibrate the post-Covid-19 world.

  • Family offices in India have professionalised at an astonishing rate in the four years since Campden Family Connect was founded, but engaging the next generation remains a key concern and the coronavirus pandemic is causing pain as portfolios lose value.

  • Sodexo mobilises and board cut salaries, Henkel makes disinfectants and donates millions, coronavirus-testing Roche hailed by UK government.

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