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Can we go back to work now

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Alex50 Thu 07-May-20 08:26:44

Before they’re no jobs to go back to:

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Beermoney Thu 07-May-20 11:57:28

No thanks.

BirdieFriendReturns Thu 07-May-20 12:01:59

I know somebody who insists she isn’t going back to work for 18 months but she’s still going to get a salary apparently.


BuffaloCauliflower Thu 07-May-20 12:03:21

A recession of that size will likely kill more people than the virus at this rate. It’s terrifying.

LilacTree1 Thu 07-May-20 12:09:21

I'm with you OP.

There are local vulnerable people going round carefully scanning the pavements for change.

I think the trouble with the "endless lockdown" crew is they live in such nice places, they will never see the trouble caused.

Cantata Thu 07-May-20 12:10:21

I would like to go back to work before my sector collapses completely (no income for me at all at the moment).

LilacTree1 Thu 07-May-20 12:18:22

Cantata I won't ask what your sector is but I was thinking about theatre.

I used to occasionally get £10 tickets for the NT. Now a lot of theatres have said they will be closed till October and if Johnson's plans are really bad, it could be worse than that.

I think theatre will either collapse or become the preserve of the very, very wealthy.

Alex50 Thu 07-May-20 12:21:05

@Cantata sorry to hear that flowers i’m more scared of the economic calapse than the virus. Mass unemployment, no money, homelessness

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Alex50 Thu 07-May-20 12:21:59

I loved going to the theatre with my daughter once a month😞

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BuffaloCauliflower Thu 07-May-20 13:01:11

I am also concerned about the impact on the arts, culture is something we vitally need in all is guises

Mumthedogsbeensick Thu 07-May-20 13:06:19

I want to but I'm not sure when it will happen-I work at an opticians and routine eye exams are not an option at the moment.

BuffaloCauliflower Thu 07-May-20 13:33:50

I’ve made a new thread btw as we’re nearly at the end of this one! Please check in

BuffaloCauliflower Thu 07-May-20 13:34:14

Whoops wrong thread!

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