We are all swept along on this tide of uncertainty and have the choice of sinking, paddling a new course or drifting.. This is a good time to set sail for calmer water and take on board new ideas and opportunities created in this strange time.
It is only now as measures taken to protect people financially during lockdowns are being lifted that the true personal cost of the pandemic will become clear. Adjusting to the consequences is going to test the mental health of the nation.
Any crisis accelerates change. Economically, socially and technologically, there will be global developments in infrastructure. This will potentially lead to better ways to work, live and benefit from scientific progress post pandemic.
Now the wheels of commerce and industry have started turning again, there will be many offices, factories, shops, restaurants and bars where the doors will stay shut and the lights out. The social and economic landscape has changed in a way that affects us all and we’re only now starting to emerge blinking into a […]
Despite the Chancellor’s prescriptions for economic recovery, unemployment is estimated to hit 12 per cent or four million by the end of 2020 and more than a million job losses are predicted by the middle of next year. Like long covid, the symptoms of the ailing financial crisis are going to be prolonged and nasty. […]