A year and a day: Advisers discuss 'mixed bag' of working from home during the pandemic

Lines of communication

Jenna Brown
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As lockdown passes its year anniversary Jenna Brown talks to advisers about their work/life balance and the daily challenges as we all stayed at home…

Some 366 days ago the first Covid-19 lockdown mandated working from home for millions. Overnight advisers and other financial planning employees said goodbye to face-to-face client meetings, the daily commute and watercooler moments. They were quickly replaced by more casual attire, Teams meetings and the constant ping of Whatsapp messages through the working day (and perhaps into the evening) be that in living rooms, kitchens or home offices for those lucky enough to have them. (Other communication software providers are available.) As methods of communication expand, has the concept...

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