Facebook and Google have said they will let staff continue working from home until Christmas.
Although both companies intend to reopen their offices soon, they are allowing for home working flexibility, with enhanced safety measures in place for those who need to return to the office.
Ian Guider, markets editor of the Business Post, brought us this story and more in our daily business update, including:
- Unemployment hits 28% in April, according to official figures
- Top law firms cut partners' bonuses
- Travel agents given option of providing credit notes to customers for cancelled holidays
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