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Mark Kaye and Lydia Octon-Burke Pen Article For ‘HR Magazine’ on Employees’ Right to Work From Home

May 20, 2020

London Senior Associate Mark Kaye and Associate Lydia Octon-Burke authored an article published May 11 by HR Magazine on how the current COVID-19 pandemic has shifted expectations as to what can be achieved when working from home. While certain jobs simply cannot be accomplished outside of the workplace – particularly those in the hospitality or retail sector – some in the UK are questioning whether a legal right to work from home should be implemented. “The coronavirus pandemic has led to a seismic shift in working patterns and behaviours,” they wrote. “What is currently called the ‘new normal’ is likely to create some long-lasting changes to the way in which businesses operate globally.”

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