Offices are readying themselves for staff to return, but during lockdown many people adopted a dog. With the term ‘can I take my pet to work?’ having seen a massive uplift in online searches, My Pet Needs That has revealed the five benefits of becoming a dog-friendly offices – and how they may become the […]
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7 in 10 workers feel optimistic about returning to work
As pubs, shops and other workplaces re-open, the success of the vaccine rollout has helped workers feel much more optimistic about their return to work than they were following November’s lockdown, according to Aviva’s research of more than 2,000 employed adults across the UK. Aviva’s third Employee Back to Work Index shows that 71% of workers […]
UK workers fearing a return to work
More than half of British workers would be happy to never return to the office – due to fears of germs, a lack of social distancing and being in a room with lots of other people. A study of 1,000 employees who are currently working from home found two thirds would also feel uncomfortable about […]
The return of the morning commute ‘will ruin productivity’
With the progress of the COVID vaccination campaign, many businesses are looking for employees to work from the office again. However new research from Wladislaw Rivkin at Trinity Business School, Fabiola Gerpott and Dana Unger has revealed that commuting reduces productivity at work by draining mental energy, affecting our ability to fully focus on what […]
No commute, comfy clothes & afternoon naps – what will you miss about WFH?
Employed Brits are ‘nervous’ about leaving their home comforts behind when they return to their workplace – and will miss getting up later and working in their pyjamas. Research of 1,060 adults who’ve worked from home during the pandemic found that 77 per cent believe spending more time at home has been one of the […]
Half of remote workers will only return to the office if they are vaccinated
A new study commissioned by an intelligent learning platform has revealed that almost a third (32%) of British employees will not return to the office if they are asked to wear a mask, and a tenth (11%) will refuse if they are required to be vaccinated. In contrast, adequate space and protective additions to an […]