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How long will your agency keep letting you WFH?

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No agency can make plans beyond next week as things stands. For example, we went from Level 2 and a bit to Level 3+ in just 24 hours in Dublin. Eventually things will settle. And when that happens there’ll be more flexibility than previously, that is for sure.

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