Health experts swung threw their weight behind the government's move to make face coverings mandatory in shops; Ministers have been braced for another wave of Covid-19 in the winter as Government scientists have 'strong evidence' the virus survives ten times longer in the cold; Drinkers hit the pubs for the first Friday night in months as the nation continues to ease out of lockdown; The R rate may be above one in the South West as SAGE revealed the Midlands is the only region where it is definitely below. The Prime Minister (pictured yesterday) urged businesses operating remotely to 'get back into work' to breathe life back into the cash-starved high street and jump-start the recovery … [Read more...] about Will Britain ever get back to the office? Employers say they DON’T need to go back and many PREFER home working despite Boris Johnson’s plea to save the economy
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Fictional accounts of office life tend to focus on its life-sapping monotony. “Human beings were not meant to sit in little cubicles, staring at computer screens all day, filling out useless forms and listening to eight different bosses drone on about mission statements,” as the main character says in Mike Judge’s 1999 film Office Space. In Joshua Ferris’s 2007 novel Then We Came to the End, the creatives in a Chicago ad agency fill their days by counting the ceiling tiles, organising swivel-chair races and paper-toss competitions, and wandering the hallways “carrying papers that indicated some mission of business”. But they keep turning up for work because even the dreariest task “presented challenges to overcome, the distraction provided by a sense of urgency” and because they have to believe in their hearts that “each one of us was memorable”. Ferris conveys the office’s fragile notion of community with a simple but … [Read more...] about Out of office: has the homeworking revolution finally arrived?
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Buttercup Cabin, east Yorkshire Rather than wood, this cabin is made from straw bales, with clay-plastered walls and oak beams. It has its own garden within Village Farm in the hamlet of Brind, three miles from the market town of Howden. There is an en suite bedroom and a kitchen–living area, plus a deck with picnic bench, sunlounger and barbecue. Buttercup Cabin is a good option for a car-free break: it is a mile from Howden railway station, which is on the London to Hull line, and also has connections to Leeds and York.• From £60 a night, sleeps two, oneoffplaces.co.ukRachel Dixon … [Read more...] about ‘I want to dance with joy’: a beach cabin escape on Kent’s Isle of Sheppey
Sir James also rejected the "serious allegation" that the Government had failed to disclose relevant documents to Mr Dunn's parents, saying: "There is no basis whatever for the repeated assertion, both in these proceedings and the media, that the Secretary of State has failed in any way to comply with his duty of candour." … [Read more...] about Harry Dunn’s family denied access to documents on ‘secret agreement’ between US and UK