Could we be on the very brink of a double-dip recession, the first in some twenty-five years?
Analysts are suggesting that a second slump this winter could risk the economy slipping back.
Estimates are that we are running at around 10% lower levels than in 2019.
This latest bout of stringent Covid-19 measures has knocked confidence.
What is more we don't have the sunshine to help pick up our spirits like we did earlier in the year.
And what will be the effect on Q1 2021? Will even stricter disciplines be forced upon us?