Editorial view: Roll out vaccine swiftly, and support business in the meantime
Our government must ensure the vaccine roll-out is as quick and seamless as in other comparable nations – and help businesses to survive in the meantime
Workers and business owners alike could have been forgiven for ringing in the new year with muted celebrations as a resurgent virus once again dashed their hopes of getting back to work.
The challenge for government in assisting these businesses now is twofold: to ensure a seamless vaccination programme provides respite not a day later than it ought to; and to better manage the pandemic until that moment arrives.
A repeat of last year’s approach...
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