The government must ensure the legacy of the pandemic ‘isn’t just more working from home’, a committee of MPs heard recently.
The Work and Pensions Committee sat on Wednesday, 25 November as part of an inquiry into the Department for Work and Pension’s preparations for changes in the world of work. The first evidence sessions began in May.
Hector Minto, Senior Technology Evangelist for Accessibility at Microsoft, spoke about how, more than any other disability, mental health has risen up the agenda this year because people feel they are not performing at work, or they are feeling insecure about their roles. “They are almost self-managing themselves more than they’ve ever been doing before. We are hearing that message loud and clear from global employers.”
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