The spike in COVID-19 cases following the spread of the Omicron variant towards the end of 2021 and into January 2022 dented consumer and business confidence. This week, we will get an update on how businesses and consumers are feeling after case numbers peaked in mid-January. Will labour shortages and supply-chain disruptions continue to negatively impact businesses or will they ease as case numbers drop? Find out more in this week’s economic update.
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