any normal year, this sort of annual roundup would be fairly routine: there
would be successes and challenges to discuss, innovations and new markets to champion
and performance to assess.
not this year. This past year has been so unusual, so unexpected and so challenging
that we will be talking about it and analysing the fallout for many decades to
has tested our member companies in so many ways: from the sudden imposition to
new work patterns to the virtual collapse of previously solid foreign markets,