Teleworking transformed the world of work for many over the last two years. Many commentators have speculated that it will change our geography too – as people leave cities for greener environments and more affordable housing.
Going local in a global crisis – COVID-19 has unleashed the worst jobs crisis in a generation. The latest figures from the OECD’s Economic Outlook are striking. Compared to the last quarter of 2019, hours worked fell over 15% in the Euro Area, the United Kingdom and Canada in the second quarter of 2020, and by over 10% in the US.