Coronavirus: sweeping changes to work and commuting when lockdown relaxed – BBC News

Major changes to the workplace and commuting are planned by the government when it eases the coronavirus lockdown.

New strict rules to protect the health of staff are likely to include encouraging working from home whenever possible. Other measures being considered staggered start times and maintaining two-metre distancing.

One of the big challenges for many people will be how to travel safely to their workplace. Commuting is likely to be a very different experience for many workers.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reports from Business Editor Simon Jack and Transport Correspondent Tom Burridge.

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During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

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