Many industries have had to quickly adapt to new operational guidelines due to the coronavirus outbreak completely changing the economy and the way we live our lives. Many professions that the public took for granted were prevented from operating under their normal circumstances.
However, innovation is at the forefront of our economy and technological and operational advancements have allowed for these goals to continue and strengthen the base of their sector. The low-touch economy has become the prominent form of professional service.
When will life return to normal? Professor Julian Hiscox, from the University of Liverpool, suggests that while there may be a hint of normality in summer of 2021, he predicts: “we won’t be ‘back to 2019’ for five years.”
The need for continued distancing and regulation mean that businesses must adapt to the limited contact world of work. Here, we look at how businesses and workers are … Read more