Mar 1, 2021 - 9 min
Our streets are almost empty, our houses full of people — and self-employed operators still aren't covered. "Some may well have to retrain as online fraudsters. Not all have the technical skills necessary to be a really good scammer, but at least they can work from home. I've heard a number of ministers being interviewed and none has suggested that burglars are exempt from the need for social distancing." Robert Shrimsley, writing in the Financial Times, opines.