Deep dive: The new world of work – long-term impacts of Covid on the workforce

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The long-term impacts of the pandemic on the workplace and our roles within it

Since coronavirus hit the UK in mid-March 2021, the world of work has been upended.

The virus has forced a rethink in the use and purpose of workspace, and the long-term fate of offices may be one of the longest-lasting impacts of the pandemic.

A year on from the beginning of the crisis, the vaccination rollout in the UK is gathering pace. Alongside the government’s ‘roadmap to freedom’ cautiously signposting a return to normality by the end of June, retailers are beginning to look at how they can return their workforces to offices.

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