From August 1 the Government will change its advice on working from home, to give employers discretion over whether to ask staff to go back to work, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said.
The Prime Minister is eager to get employees back to their workplaces if they are safe following the country's coronavirus lockdown.
The official Government advice is still "work from home if you can", but Mr Johnson has said people should be talking to their bosses about "looking to come back to work in a safe way".
In a press conference on Friday, July 17, Mr Johnson said: "At the start of the pandemic we knew far less about the virus and national lockdown was the right thing to do.