Facebook recently hit the headlines when it told a court in Ireland that it might have to stop offering its services in Europe.
Late-night revellers and publicans may not the be the only ones ruing the latest restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus.
Even 20 years ago if you said you were ‘internet dating’ friends would have raised a sceptical eyebrow.
Businesses have been told, once again, that employees must work from home if possible, as the UK’s coronavirus alert level has been upgraded from 3 to 4.
Rishi Sunak’s desperate pleading with company bosses not to lay off their furloughed employees once the scheme ends next month will cut no ice with those who must balance the books in the real world of business.
The need for businesses to keep up continuity during the pandemic forced them to rapidly change their ways of working.
In communities across the country, SMEs are bouncing back, fuelling our local economies, sustaining workers in meaningful employment and providing vital services to residents.
Britain faces an unemployment crisis. Last week’s news of 7,000 job losses at Marks & Spencer was a cruel reminder of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. And more redundancies are on the horizon.