Goodbye 9 to 5: Will remote working destroy office hours and hurt employees' mental wellness?

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It's been a year since most people started working from home. Futurists say this will naturally progress to having no set "work hours". Photo: Unsplash.
It's been a year since most people started working from home. Futurists say this will naturally progress to having no set "work hours". Photo: Unsplash.

For most people, life has always been organised around work – get a home as close to the office as you possibly can and choose the best schools within that vicinity, so as not to disrupt work life too much.

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