This is what Doncaster Free Press readers think about working from home post-lockdown

Readers of the Doncaster Free Press have had their say on working from home during the coronavirus crisis, and whether they’d like to continue to do so post-lockdown.

Friday, 15th May 2020, 12:05 pm
Updated Friday, 15th May 2020, 12:05 pm

Our lockdown survey, published across this title and 150 others across the UK last week, gives an insight into how the crisis has impacted people in Doncaster and what they would like to see happen in the coming weeks and months.

In total we asked readers 25 questions on their attitude towards the lockdown, and of these two focused on how people feel about working from home.

29.31% of Doncaster Free Press readers who completed our survey said they have had to work from home for the first time or to a much greater extent due to the coronavirus outbreak. 41.69% said they haven’t and 29.00% said the question wasn’t applicable.

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By comparison, on a national level, 40% answered that they haven’t, 34% said they have and 25% said this question wasn’t applicable.

We also asked to what extent readers of Doncaster Free Press would like to continue working from home - even after restrictions are lifted.

The majority of Doncaster Free Press readers who took part in the survey responded said they’d like to work from home some of the time.

11.34% said they would like to work entirely from home, 32.99% said they’d like to work from home most of the time and 14.43% said they don’t want to work from home at all.

Nationally, 43% answered ‘I’d like to work from home some of the time’, 25% answered ‘I’d like to work from home most of the time’, 18% said ‘I don’t want to work from home at all’ and 9% answered ‘I’d like to work entirely from home’.