‘As we face a second wave employee wellbeing is paramount’

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The best-laid plans often go to waste, but never more so than during the past six months.

In July, Boris Johnson issued a rallying call for people to return to their offices to help save the British economy. Last week, the prime minister backtracked in dramatic fashion, urging people to work from home wherever possible – a direction that looks set to stay in place until at least March next year.

For businesses, including mine, that were preparing to bring employees back to the office in a Covid-safe manner, the new advice is hard to stomach.

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