Five big questions about how and when you will return to the office

Smart Money: The go-ahead may come for a slow office reopening from mid-September, but questions remain

Working from home: some won’t want to return to the office. File photograph: Getty

Working from home: some won’t want to return to the office. File photograph: Getty

The prospects for going back to the office remain unclear for tens of thousands currently working from home. The Government has some really tough issues to wrestle with on this one – not least that, as things stand, employers, bar those in healthcare settings, cannot ask employees if they are vaccinated.

While Electric Picnic takes the headlines, the return to work is one of the thorniest agenda items facing the Government as it finalises the next stages of reopening plan to be announced next week. Not least among the dilemmas is that, as well as providing guidance, it is also the State’s largest employer. Here are the five key questions.

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