2020 was a year that even Nostradamus would have struggled to predict accurately as Brexit unfolded and a global pandemic emerged. With a new trading relationship now agreed between the UK and the EU, and the COVID-19 vaccination programme underway, we hope to see some level of optimism and positivity return in 2021.
We’ve seen manufacturers adapt their production processes, increase their investment in digital and green technologies, as well as embrace new ways of working, with around 47% of people already doing some form of home working. Although this year will bring with it new challenges, businesses must recognise that supporting their people and customers, and innovating to remain competitive – all while improving agility in an environment where shocks are increasing in frequency – will be imperative to remain competitive and build market share.
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