The realities of coronavirus – which only over the past week have become entirely apparent – are stark. The scale of the change in demand that COVID-19 is wreaking on coach and bus operators alike is similarly unprecedented.
If a likely school closure programme comes about, what is already a crisis of biblical proportions will deepen further. What (if anything) contracted operators will be paid during that period is unpredictable. It could have a material impact on the future of some businesses.
Meanwhile, the collective impact . . .