At the end of another busy year when we’ve all been struggling to catch breath, what better time to take a step back, take stock and cast our thoughts to the 12 months in prospect? With the New Year now underway, let’s take the opportunity to do exactly that…
In truth, after the start we’ve had to the 2020s, who knows that to expect in 2023? Few would have realistically foreseen the onset of war in Europe; and no-one could have predicted a Covid pandemic that would rip through the world with such enduring ferocity. If this nascent decade has taught us anything, it is perhaps to expect the unexpected. This approach would serve us well moving into 2023 and 2024, and I’ll explain why I think that here, in my tentative outlook for the year.
Ready for all that 2023 brings
From a business perspective, we must first look at the potential macroeconomic climate. There’s an increasing view among many analysts that we’re heading for a deep and sustained global recession, though we’re yet to see the first formal signs of such a depression.
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