Is a second full-scale lockdown inbound? | Mortgage Introducer

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Neal Jannels is managing director of One Mortgage System (OMS)
As coronavirus infection rates continue to rise across the UK, could we be facing a full-scale second lockdown throughout the UK? And what might this mean for the intermediary market?
Of course, various local lockdowns have been imposed in a bid to clamp down on these soaring rates and we are all having to live with lingering covid-19 ramifications in some shape or form. Coronavirus forcing 40% of SMEs to halt plans to sell
Following the recent government announcement banning social gatherings of more than six people, people flocking to social media to raise concerns, seek clarity, generate memes or simply get S Club 7 trending for the first time in many years.
Now I do not have any stats to back this up, but I can only imagine that the use of social media has risen exponentially over the past six months, as has people’s continued reliance on technology.
Remote working has become embedded within the psyche of UK businesses and their workforce. This has resulted in a major shift in working practices with video conferencing, audio calls and instant messaging all having played key roles in keeping projects afloat …

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