WE’RE OFF! No blood clot fear for 70% Brits
For a £1billion spend-up on ‘Manic Monday’
On The Lash in Wooburn Green, Bucks, co-owner Jen Atkinson, 37, said: “It’s been manic – my phone’s not stopped buzzing.
“It’s been tough but I can’t wait to get back to creating amazing lashes and brows.”
The Government’s “stay
SEVEN in 10 unvaccinated Brits are happy to have the AstraZeneca jab – despite the risk of blood clots.
That includes 55% in the 18-to-24 age group who will now be offered Pfizer or Moderna. Almost eight in 10 who have already been jabbed were not bothered which vaccine they got. local” instruction also ends tomorrow, so families can book staycations and visit theme parks and zoos.
Gyms will also reopen so punters can shift the pounds they put on during lockdown.
But bargain hunters will be throwing their weight behind
More than seven in 10 said they thought a vaccine should be made compulsory for public sector workers, NHS and care-home staff.
A Redford & Wilton Strategies Sunday Mirror poll of 2,000 voters also found that six in 10 approved of vaccine passports for sporting events, festivals and nightclubs. And 70% of all those questioned said they would be comfortable using them if they were also needed in pubs, shops and restaurants.
But two in three said they would not be visiting a pub or restaurant when they reopen tomorrow as they were still nervous about catching the virus.
THRILLS Spectators at the races the high street where many stores will slash prices to shift winter stock.
Debenhams, which went bust in December, is having a sale at 97 stores before its closes down next month.
There are fears the big spend won’t be enough to save thousands of shops reeling from lockdown and growing online competition. Dragon’s Den
JUMP Minella Times leads the field stars Deborah Meaden and Theo Paphitis want a fairer tax system and are urging Chancellor Rishi Sunak to permanently cut business rates.
Deborah told the Sunday Mirror: “If high streets are to thrive they need a vision and strategic plan to create an exciting place to shop and socialise.”
Theo added: “The Chancellor must recognise that if business rates – or as I call it, the business destroyer – returns, it will have a catastrophic effect on physical retail.”
But some economists hope the estimated £150billion saved during lockdown will fuel a consumer boom.
And others are warning Manic Monday could be followed by an even more tumultuous Tuesday.
Joshua Bamfield of the Centre for Retail Research said: “Tuesday could be even busier. Monday is going to look manic. But there will be a lot of people still cautious who will leave it for a day.”