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Work from home to lower your office’s energy bill, employers in Europe tell staff

By Margherita Stancati

16 Nov 2022 · 4 min read

It wasn't long ago that we were being told how keen employers were for their staff to return to the office. Well now it seems they're having a change of heart, as the Wall Street Journal reports.

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For two years, Milan’s Mayor Beppe Sala tried to get the city’s public servants to return to the office after working from home at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now he is asking staff to stay home more, to cut high municipal energy bills.

He isn’t alone. Around Europe, some employers are encouraging their staff to spend less time at the office as high electricity and heating bills become outsize overheads, slowing down—or even reversing—the push to end widespread working from home.

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