Boris Johnson will seek to persuade Britain's top bosses on Sunday that his strategy for easing the coronavirus lockdown will pave the way for a swift economic fightback.
Sky News understands that executives have been invited to attend a conference call with the prime minister, following a statement in which he is expected to outline a 'road map' for removing the restrictions which have brought the economy to a near-standstill.
His discussions with the leaders of some of the UK's biggest companies will come amid signs of growing unrest in the private sector over the government's plans to kickstart the economy.
Some executives say they have not been given enough information by the government about the resumption of public transport services and the reopening of schools to begin proper planning for their employees to return to work.
They are also complaining that there is too little detail about whether workers will be required to use personal protective equipment such as face masks.
Since the government circulated draft proposals last weekend for the reopening of different types of working environment, employers have sought clarity about their legal exposure if staff fall seriously ill, even if companies have followed the new guidance.
There is also disquiet that the Treasury's plans to curtail the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be inadequate to protect some industries which have seen revenues collapse in the wake of the outbreak.
Executives from across the economy are understood to have been invited to Sunday's call with Mr Johnson, which is understood to be the first he will have held since the furloughing programme was unveiled in March.
Some are understood to be keen for the PM to commit to a major summer fiscal event in order for the government to set out an accelerated economic stimulus programme.
A Downing Street spokeswoman declined to comment.
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