When the crisis hit we felt it was right to pause NearBy Business and allow business to focus on looking after customers and planning for the future…we usually finish our spring run at the end of May…so we decided there was unfinished business and would do one last programme before our summer break…so here we are….

As usual Declan and Dave start with a round up of all the local and national business news of the week then…..

In the business of…It’s the business of digital operations and planning….Ray Bowe is here …he’s the CEO of Xcentuate Management Solutions Ireland’s leading digital operations management and planning expert.  Ray leads Xcentuate with a focus on sales, business development and customer relationship management…

Then David Bell our regular contributor on all HR matters will be here….this week not surprisingly we will discuss Covid-19 related matters….some positive like the move to remote working flexible hours….some less so possible redundancies and businesses under pressure…we’ll also take a quick look at the checklist employers need to tick off as workers return after Covid-19

Finally, the economist AlanMcQuaid joins us to look to the future..what lies ahead for us initially living with Covid-19 and then past that as to when a return to normal might come….

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