Home isolation possibility a game changer for horticulture tech company
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For businesses home isolation will be a game changer; employees can get overseas and back without having to compete for a spot in MIQ. The government's revealed it will start a pilot scheme next month - capped at 150 people who must be citizens and fully vaccinated. The criteria will be announced on Wednesday with expressions of interest opening on Thursday. Frost Fans - which provides equipment around the world to protect crops - is keen. Chief executive Andrew Priest talks to Lisa Owen.
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