Back to work or face the sack?
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Over five months since the public was told to work from home where possible, the Prime Minister wants Britons back at their desks. As well as concern for the economy, mental health and productivity, ministers are warning that working from home will make people more ‘vulnerable’ to being let go. Theodora Louloudis is joined by employment law solicitor, Melanie Morton to discuss the rights of employers to fire those who wish to stay home, and the rights of employees to refuse on the grounds of health, childcare, or because they simply don’t fancy it. 

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