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QEven before lockdown, my husband’s firm had begun to encourage flexible working and this means he was at home on a computer most days. This was great because he walked the dog, did the laundry and prepared meals as he had three hours commuting cut off his day. The only issue is that sometimes he ended up with work to do in the evenings. But he insists on
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AFlexible working is a boon, but it does require as much discipline and boundaries as workplace employment. The reality is that, if he chooses – and it is a choice – to have tasks to do outside office hours, he shouldn’t be doing them in shared spaces. If you haven’t got a spare room upstairs, make room for a desk or table in your bedroom so he can finish his work there. It’s hardly banishment.