Ministers face calls to freeze rail fares amid fears people will stay working from home

Ministers face calls to freeze rail fares amid fears people will stay working from home if prices increase Campaigners argue annual rise in rail fares will deter people from using them  Critics argue fares should be frozen to encourage staff to get back to the office  Although this would be the lowest rise for five … Read more

Working mother Khara Jabola-Carolus’ email response for COVID-19 resonates with parents everywhere

Working mum’s COVID-19 email response wins praise from exhausted parents around the world – as many say it’s the ‘best auto reply’ they have ever read Khara Jabola-Carolus is the director of Hawaii’s Commission on Status of Women She is also a mother of two young children, an infant and a toddler Her no-nonsense ‘out … Read more

PAUL THOMAS on… working from home 

PAUL THOMAS on… working from home By Paul Thomas For Daily Mail Published: 02:43 BST, 8 August 2020 | Updated: 02:44 BST, 8 August 2020 Advertisement ‘You’ve crossed the line, Norman – back in the office, 8 o’clock Monday morning’ To order a print of this Paul Thomas cartoon or one by Pugh, visit Mailpictures.newsprints.co.uk … Read more

Val Kilmer’s daughter reveals the challenges she faced working with her father following tracheotomy

Mercedes Kilmer is appearing in a film with her famous father Val Kilmer for the first time ever, but working with him came with a unique set of challenges that she was not prepared for.   Val, 60, has had problems speaking after undergoing a tracheotomy during his battle with throat cancer, and Mercedes was shocked to see … Read more

Charlie Mullins says working from home is ‘selfish’

Pimlico Plumbers entrepreneur Charlie Mullins has been criticised after saying those still working from home are ‘selfish’ and ‘don’t care about the economy’.  Mullins, from Essex, who runs one of Britain’s biggest independent plumbing firms, hit headlines last week after firing around 30 staff when they refused to return to work, following the end of his … Read more

Boohoo probe to quiz staff about sweatshop  working conditions

Boohoo probe to quiz factory staff about working conditions in Leicester sweatshop By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 5 August 2020 | Updated: 22:05 BST, 5 August 2020 Factory staff supplying tainted online fashion giant Boohoo have been urged to talk about working conditions in Leicester. Alison Levitt QC, the barrister … Read more

Finland is to reintroduce remote working as cases rise

Finland plans to reintroduce a recommendation to work from home whenever possible just days after dropping it, due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, the minister in charge of managing the epidemic said on Wednesday. Health authorities said earlier on Wednesday that 29 new cases had been recorded over 24 hours, raising the seven-day total … Read more

Workers resentful of colleagues still working from home, HR staff say

Workers who have battled into the office during the pandemic are resentful of those still working from home – and are being offered pay rises and perks to keep them happy, HR staff reveal Workers feel resentful towards colleagues who continue to work from home  Some employees feel aggrieved at the money and time spent … Read more