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Christmas party cancellations adding to 'very difficult' trading period

Number of businesses cancel staff events

Hospitality businesses on the Isle of Man are facing a 'very difficult' trading period following the emergence of a new variant of Covid-19.

That's the warning from the Chamber of Commerce which says Christmas party cancellations are adding to what has already been a difficult 2021.

Manx Radio understands a number of companies have called off their festive events in light of the threat of Omicron.  

Chief executive Rebecca George says that will have an impact on the customer-facing businesses:

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