After Covid: Working from home is long-term ambition

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(Source: BBC News)

Nearly a third of people should still be working from homes, even when coronavirus restrictions have eased, says the Welsh Government. Ministers said its ambition is to see about 30% of the workforce in Wales staying at or near home in the long term. They said it was a chance to adopt culture that "supports remote working".

The move could reduce congestion and pollution, and improve work-life balance, they argue.

"The UK government instruction for everyone to go back to the office is not one we are repeating in Wales," said Deputy Minister for Transport and Economy, Lee Waters.

"We believe many people will want to continue to work remotely in the longer term and this could be a step-change in the way we work in Wales."

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