Office working should be ‘default’ to avoid ‘loss of creativity’ says Jeremy Hunt

Elon Musk says home working is ‘morally wrong’ in rant against ‘laptop classes’

Alastair Jamieson
Wednesday 17 May 2023 16:42 BST
Elon Musk calls work from home 'morally wrong'

Working from the office should be the “default” for employees, chancellor Jeremy Hunt told business leaders on Wednesday as he claimed that logging on from home could stifle creativity.

He told the British Chambers of Commerce conference he believes the shift to home working during the Covid-19 pandemic is being reversed by firms.

His comments came after Elon Musk said working from home was not only bad for productivity but “morally wrong”.

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