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Coronavirus: Lockdown ‘helped me contribute more at work’ – BBC News

There are no excuses to turn down disabled workers wanting to work from home anymore, a union says.

For Sophie Washington, who’s been shielding in rural Wales since March, you might have thought the coronavirus pandemic has been overwhelmingly frustrating.

But Sophie, 24, a wheelchair-user, says lockdown has actually allowed her to “contribute more” to her role at a London-based charity.

A Unison survey of more than 4,000 disabled people across the UK found many felt working from home during the coronavirus pandemic improved their wellbeing and more than half felt they’d benefit from doing so in the future. […]

Source: Coronavirus: Lockdown ‘helped me contribute more at work’ – BBC News


By Eve Reiland

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