Monday November 30, 2020

The Business Post’s view: Listening to business is crucial for a successful lifting of lockdown

As the end of our second six-week confinement approaches, we must think creatively about how to re-open our country

22nd November, 2020
Businesses are desperate to reopen, and they must be enabled to do so as far as possible in a safe and controlled way

A national lockdown to combat Covid-19 is easier to introduce than to lift. As the country endures its second shut-down and starts fraying at the edges, it is time to plan for how to get out of it. The exit needs to be smooth and effective, and fair to all concerned. It is vital that Irish businesses are consulted and kept informed every step of the way.

The government and its public health advisers should...

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