It's getting tough for workers in all sectors but especially in retail, travel and hospitality. Debenhams workers have maintained pickets since April, however they're not the only ones on the frontline of the pandemic - we're joined by Liquidator Declan de Lacy, Jack Kenny, co-owner of One Life Fitness gyms and Ethel Buckley of SIPTU.
It has become painfully obvious that we haven't conquered the threat of infectious diseases just yet.
But what can we learn from previous pandemics and the impact they had on economies around the world? Is there any possible silver lining to Covid?
Eoin McLaughlin, senior lecturer in economics in UCC has been looking back through time.
A father and son duo have developed technology that aims to root out hate speech and defamatory comments on regular media and social media.
Conor Brady, former editor of the Irish Times, and his son Neil who also has a background in journalism, have developed Caliber AI.
They describe the technology as a spell check for defamation.
You would think that by 2020 we wouldn't have any more announcements about women breaking new boundaries.
But recently the first female Commander in the history of the Irish Naval Service was announced - Roberta O'Brien.
To look back through some stories of pioneering women in industry, we're joined by historian Dr Angela Byrne.
As the evenings start closing in businesses must look at how they will adapt for the colder months.
It seems we're going to be spending the autumn socialising outdoors as much as possible.
With that in mind some businesses have been getting their Hyyge on as Liam Geraghty has been finding out.