Britain grapples with work-from-home culture in civil service as a result of Covid-19

What worries senior officials most is statistical evidence that Britain's labour force is particularly resistant to a full return to work in office.
What worries senior officials most is statistical evidence that Britain's labour force is particularly resistant to a full return to work in office.PHOTO: AFP

LONDON - British ministers have abandoned plans to force civil servants to return to full-time office work after more than 15 months of working from home because of the pandemic.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's official spokesman flatly denied rumours that civil servants who refuse to return to their offices by the end of this month will suffer pay cuts.

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