It seemed almost surreal that this week marked the anniversary of first going into lockdown. In the middle of the Symposium Huddle we took a minute in silence to join others across the United Kingdom to reflect on the collective loss, celebrate the lives of the special people no longer here, support those who’ve lost loved ones and look towards a brighter future. When we first went into lockdown no-one could possibly have accurately predicted the duration of the necessary lockdown measures. Looking back at the first virtual events there were discussions around a ‘back to normal’ as soon as September 2020! It was clear this week in our Huddles, from the polls we ran, that normal assignee relocation is starting to increase but very slowly with an expected steady increase over the next 6 – 12 months. So, we are still some way off from business as usual but there is certainly plenty to be positive about albeit some challenges still to navigate as we head out of this.
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