Number working from home in UK rises after government U-turn

Data shows the number of people working exclusively from home rose from 21% to 24%

The prime minister’s decision to again urge people to has led to a marked drop in commuting, according to the latest official snapshot of the impact of Covid-19.

In the week following Boris Johnson’s U-turn on previous government advice for people in England to return to their normal workplaces, 59% of workers across the UK made the commute compared with 64% the previous week.

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