For the time being there are lots of things we cannot spend our money on. What will we do with the money we save?
In response to the threat of mass contagion from the coronavirus, the government has closed many businesses.
They have exhorted us to keep our distance from each other. Where we do congregate, we are being asked to keep a metre and a half apart. For hygiene reasons, payment by credit card is preferred to cash. Visits to the elderly have been curtailed. Workers are being encouraged to work from home where possible.
Air travel is banned. Hotels, bars and restaurants are shut. C...