Forces beyond our control are affecting our personal and professional lives
in ways that have not been seen for generations. Notwithstanding a certain amount of optimism that is seeping through as vaccination programs begin in a number of countries and territories, the full impact of the pandemic on economies and businesses around the world remains unclear.
With the effects of the various containment and health strategies taken by governments over the past 12 months now beginning to show, countries are all performing differently. The contraction in overall performance and employment levels has been universal but how, when and if countries will rebound remains unclear.