RBS tells its staff to carry on working from home until next year
Banking group says it takes safety seriously days after Boris Johnson calls for a return
Nearly 50,000 UK-based staff at banking giant RBS Group have been told they will not go back into the office until 2021, just days after the Boris Johnson said employers should begin encouraging people back into the workplace.
The company, in which the British taxpayer has a 62% stake, said the “vast majority” of employees who are working from home would continue to do so until next year. It had previously said they would do so until at least the end of September.