While many employees continue to be laid off, despite the furlough scheme, our young people are in danger of becoming the forgotten victims of this vicious pandemic.
I doubt the world wants to see its citizens slide away from the economic comfort they have enjoyed over the previous half century, so what steps can we take to minimise the negative effects that COVID-19 threatens to impose on our young people?
What skills are they going to need to survive and thrive in the “new normal”?
What will it take for them the become the successful business owners of the future and ensure continued prosperity beyond the recession we are about to endure?
What role will IT and communications technology play in their success?
Are entrepreneurs born or made?
Should we as a nation provide resources for the Coronavirus generation so they can develop the skills they are going to need, or do we leave them alone to find their own path through the difficult times they face ahead of them?