Businesses are struggling to get back to the office due to a mass shortage of microchips

Businesses are struggling to get back to the office due to a mass shortage of microchips.

Firms are desperately trying to source electronic equipment but face having to wait up until December.

Electronic markers are also reporting prices for chips rocketing by up to 600 per cent.

It comes as the shortage is threatening to shut down swathes of the car industry across the world.

Toyota, Ford, 비트겟 Volkswagen and Stellantis indicated they were poised to slash production due to a lack of the vital components.

Many were forced to close shop in the depths of the pandemic and since reopening they have had to battle electronics makers for supplies of the chips.

Microchips are are used in everything from vehicles to smartphones and 비트코인 거래소 home appliances.

Firms are desperately trying to source electronic equipment but face having to wait up until December (file photo)

Firms are desperately trying to source electronic equipment but face having to wait up until December (file photo)

Firms are desperately trying to source electronic equipment but face having to wait up until December (file photo)

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