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Leave working arrangements to businesses



Annabel Denham writes for The Spectator

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Emily Carver writes for Conservative Home

Annabel Denham writes for The Telegraph

As working from home restrictions begin to lift, IEA Director of Communications, Annabel Denham, has written for The Telegraph, arguing that the government should refrain from legislating on working arrangements and leave the decision to businesses and employees.

Annabel said: “surveys have shown that many employees prefer travelling to the office, where they benefit from face-to-face interaction and the frisson of sitting round a brainstorming table with colleagues. Likewise, some businesses favour remote work, given it lowers overheads and can, in some cases, boost productivity. The point is this: we don’t need a national scheme that manoeuvres us away from voluntarism and towards paternalism.”

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