These are times we live in. As our statistics move in the right direction and society begins to equipment up for retrieval, we have hopefully seen the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Is Being in the top 20 percent of the league tables when it comes to competitiveness in a strong enough base on which to rebuild our economy? The forthcoming 12 or even 18 months will allow us know.
More immediately can we move to improve our odds of a recovery that is powerful and rapid? As we face into additional uncertainty in an already moment those two questions are in the heart of our decisions facing policy makers.
The Yearly Competitiveness Scorecard published by the National Competitiveness Council highlights something of a recurring pattern; we score very highly in certain areas but continue to fight in others.
The danger is that what generate a false sense of security and we are strong on will disguise.
It Has been striking how many companies, government agencies and departments have shown exceptional flexibility in the transition.
Procedures of service delivery and effective remote working can assist recovery and reduce public health risks.
Any loss of momentum in the agility we’ve seen will delay improvements.
Those Positions have seen where the flaws and strengths lie in their workforces and their organisations.
Economic and social recovery will depend on businesses in producing new being forward-looking and innovative and enhanced goods and services.
A bright light on challenges has shone which we have not dealt with in facets of housing, education and health.
Some Regions where we do in terms of competitiveness – are now to our recovery of crucial importance.
They include the surroundings policy skills, and the productivity of our SME sector.
These continuing weaknesses mean that Businesses in Ireland facing higher fiscal or time costs than their Competitions.