Editorial: We need to talk about the post-lockdown economy
Mistakes were made in reopening too early at Christmas, but businesses need clarity on the future or they will go to the wall, taking jobs and livelihoods with them
Nobody can argue with the fact that reopening the economy in December had serious consequences for this country and its people, with the surge in Covid-19 case numbers and deaths since then exceeding many of our worst fears.
It is understandable that as the health service battles this third wave, the business representative groups who were among those lobbying hard for that reopening have been less forthright now.
A period of reflection will have been...
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