In just about every blog that has ever been written, there's one entry that starts "I haven't written on here in a while". For my monthly Director's update, this is that entry. And, of course, the reason was COVID-19.
As with many others across the CBI, much of my work – and that of my team – was focused on the COVID-19 response. I was privileged to work on bringing members together to help address some of the challenges the crisis created, from access to PPE and tech devices; to supporting mental health or finding redeployment opportunities. Read more about what we achieved, and how to get involved in ongoing work in this space.
But we've also been busy on digital and innovation policy, not least because companies were innovating and investing in technology to help solve the problems the crisis created.
- We saw countless examples of members innovating to help out