Should work emails be banned after 6pm?

France has brought in rules to protect employees in the digital and consultancy sectors from work emails disturbing them outside office hours. Is this a welcome intervention or the nanny state at its worst? Discussing this, Pat Chapman-Pincher is a telecoms executive who also mentors business leaders; and first Anthony Poncier, Social Business Director of public relations firm MSL Group in Paris.

(Photo: A sculpture made of clocks at the Saint-Lazare train station in Paris. Photo: LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

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