Boris Johnson today began a personal battle to get millions of Britons back to the office full time as he declared working from home just doesn’t work.
In an exclusive interview with the Daily Mail, published on our new premium sister website The Mail+, the Prime Minister issued a rallying cry to businesses to help boost post-pandemic productivity and revitalise the UK’s town and city centres.
Mr Johnson even admitted that his own struggles with working from home – including ‘forgetting what it was you’re doing’ when you go to the fridge or struggling with Zoom calls – convinced him that Britain’s workforce is better off out of their spare rooms or kitchens and back at their desks.
He said: ‘We need to get back into the habit of getting into the office. I believe people are more productive, more energetic, more full of ideas, when they are surrounded by other people.
‘My experience of working from home is you spend an awful lot of time making another cup of coffee, and then you…