At the beginning of the first lockdown we called it ‘working from home’, but this has now transitioned to a state where we’re confined to ‘living where we work’. That’s a real strain, so our view as an employer has been to encourage our team to take time off, so that our team members can put that distance between themselves and work and reclaim their home as a place to relax and enjoy, rather than a multifunctional refuge from the virus.”

Tug’s COO Barney Voss gives Forbes his comments on adjustments to holiday policies in light of COVID