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Next: Staff working from home ‘miss out on camaraderie’

Image copyright Getty Images Staff working from home for fashion retailer Next have been “stultified” by boring online presentations and missed out on office camaraderie, the company said. Next said that overall, the impact of the pandemic on business had been “expensive and miserable”. But it had also seen some advantages from the upheaval, it added. Next said it expected… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Morrisons to make thousands of staff permanent

Image copyright Getty Images Supermarket chain Morrisons is to make thousands of temporary staff permanent as a surge in demand for online deliveries fuelled by the coronavirus pandemic continues. The supermarket is expected to announce the move on Thursday. Rivals such as Tesco are hiring more staff to support internet shopping after the lockdown accelerated the shift from visiting stores… Read more →

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 →