Working from home stays despite lockdown easing

23rd Feb 2021
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The Prime Minister has revealed the ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown but the instruction to work from home remains in place, possibly until late June.

Schools will reopen from 8 March, but the Government is asking employers to continue to enable remote working if they are able to.

A review of social distancing and working from home will conclude before step 4 – which is due to take effect, at the earliest, on 21 June.

The Prime Minister said today (22 February): “People should continue to work from home where they can, and minimise all travel, wherever possible.”

The dates for easing of restrictions could be pushed back further, depending on a range of conditions, such as COVID infection rates, hospital admissions, vaccinations, and other key metrics meeting targets.

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