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Warnings of ‘ghost towns’ if staff do not return to the office

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dame Carolyn Fairbairn City centres could become “ghost towns” if the prime minister does not to do more to encourage workers to go back to the office, the head of the CBI says. Dame Carolyn Fairbairn said allowing staff to work from home had helped keep firms afloat during the pandemic. But as offices… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Some NI employers getting staff back to the office

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Belfast’s city streets were largely deserted at the height of the Covid-19 lockdown Some major employers in Northern Ireland are beginning to get office-based staff back into the workplace. Stormont’s advice remains that people should continue to work from home when they can. PwC, which has one of the largest offices in Belfast with space… Read more →

Clarks to cut 900 office jobs in shake-up

Image copyright Getty Images Shoe chain Clarks will cut 900 office jobs worldwide as it tries to position itself for a post virus future. The 195-year-old firm said it had to make “some difficult decisions” to re-energise the business, which has seen sales fall over the past year. The jobs will go over the next 18 months, said Clarks, adding… Read more →