We need to get back to the office and meet face to face. That’s Jim’s view in his latest blog as the debate over home working hots up. Jim also pays tribute to the late Lord Smith of Wigan. He had a low profile but was one of the great figures in North West local government over the last 40 years.
Working from home
Is working from home a shirker’s charter or the way of the future? As lockdown is set to end Jim plunges into the controversy. He also reports on the important contest to lead Britain’s most powerful union