(Source: Daily Mail)
Whitehall departments were last night told to order thousands of civil servants back to their desks to start clearing the backlog in public services – while top firms are still encouraging employees to work remotely.
Boris Johnson has told mandarins to tear up the ‘work from home’ guidance which has been in place since March and start getting officials back to the office from the end of next week.
In a letter to all Whitehall ministries civil service chief Alex Chisholm said it was time to ‘change the default that civil servants should work from home, and accelerate the return to the workplace from August 1’.
Meanwhile Britain’s biggest businesses have told hundreds of thousands of office staff to carry on working at home despite growing fears for city centre shops and eateries, a Mail audit has found
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