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Summer is over. Will everyone now go back to the office?

By Anjli Raval and Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson

02 Sep 2022 · 7 min read

Editor's Note

Lots of companies are taking coordinated steps to get their employees back in the office. The Big Read from the Financial Times dives into methods being used by employers to get their works to return.

Goldman Sachs boss David Solomon has long been a critic of homeworking, describing the pandemic-related shift once as “an aberration”. This week he called time on the practice, scrapping most of the bank’s remaining Covid-19 restrictions for US employees in a bid to get as many as possible back into the office.

For more than two years companies around the world embraced remote work and hybrid home-office arrangements as infections surged and the death toll escalated.

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