With the public holiday on Monday, many businesses will be closing their doors as the nation gathers in mourning to witness the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

With many businesses stating that their closure is a mark of respect, does this mean SMEs with no viable option to remain open are being in any way disrespectful?

Shine Radio’s Kieran Cheeseman speaks with self-employed Sumi Olson from Liphook about the dilemma being considered by a number of local businesses.