The Taoiseach has said there may be a signal from the Government at the end of June that some workers can return to their offices by the end of August, a month earlier than currently planned.
Micheál Martin said many more people will be vaccinated by August and this would allow for a vaccine dividend.
Meanwhile, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar is backing a return to the office in August.
He wants to see people returning to their desks within weeks, even if remote and blended working are to become a much bigger feature of life after Covid.
But how will employees and employers react to this development?
On Friday’s Morning Focus, Alan Morrissey was joined by Joe Robbins, Director and Co-founder of CareerWise Recruitment in Shannon.