For the first time in a long time, people can very tentatively start planning ahead for life unrestricted and employers countrywide can start mapping out a long-term plan for how to safely bring staff back into the office.
The pandemic turned university life upside down in 2020. Students signed up to a very different experience to the one that eventually materialised, and campus life is still a long way from returning to normal.
2020 was a year of significant change, for all of us including those of the public sector. As those responsible for managing risk across the sector look ahead to 2021, there are many challenges to be faced.
As we emerge from a global pandemic and stare down the implications of a changing climate, it would be easy to feel disheartened. However, new solutions to tackle climate change may yet have a transformative effect on the economy that could create thousands of needed jobs.