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    Unlocking business growth through hybrid working

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    By Sridhar Iyengar, Managing Director at Zoho Europe… The global Coronavirus pandemic has completely transformed working practices, ushering in a new era of remote and flexible working standards that are set to continue indefinitely, even when full restrictions lift in the UK this month. With millions of workers set for an at least partial return […]

    Women optimistic that more new flexible jobs could open up work options

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    Seventy-three per cent of working mums are optimistic that Covid-19 will mean more flexible jobs being advertised, with three quarters saying they would be more likely to change jobs as a result, according to workingmums.co.uk’s annual survey. The survey shows the extent to which a lack of flexible new roles has held back women’s career progression in […]

    FREEDOM DAY: Bosses facing backlash about future working confusion

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    80% of UK office workers could fight back against short sighted bosses who are not planning future place of work options or not preparing effectively for flexible working after Freedom Day on July 19th. This is according to research from the UK’s largest online venue booking platform, VenueScanner. The research, based on survey responses from 1,000 […]

    Beware of Back To Office ‘flashpoints’

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    Employers face flashpoints when workplace social distancing rules are eased, warns employment law firm Collyer Bristow The Government has announced that from July 19th employers will no longer need to follow social distancing guidelines, including the wearing of facemasks in the workplace and the requirement to work from home. Employers will need to adopt a […]

    More than Half of Employees say Lack of Flexibility is a Deal-Breaker

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    More than half of the global workforce say they are prepared to leave a job that’s lacking in flexibility and remote working options. The latest research collated by Instant Offices shows that nine out of 10 office workers say they want more flexibility in where and when they do their job – and more than half of them are willing […]

    UK trends set to continue after ‘Freedom Day’

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    Companies providing services like home workouts, high-end meal kits and even crochet tutorials have all boomed during the pandemic. Not everyone has had a smooth path through the pandemic though; businesses have had to become more agile and invest in technology. Many entrepreneurs and individuals have adjusted their attitudes, spending more time on worthy causes or […]

    Are you ready to return to the office? Many aren’t…

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    More than a half a million UK employees could be made to return to their normal workplaces before they are comfortable doing so, according to new research from not-for-profit healthcare provider Benenden Health. When asked about their plans to return to the workplace as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease, almost two thirds of SME business […]

    CIPD: Employers ‘must do more’ to address flexible working inequality

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    The CIPD is warning of the risks of potentially creating a two-tier workforce after its analysis of official data found the use of different flexible working arrangements is unequal across the UK – with some areas exposed as ‘flexible working notspots’. Using data from the ONS Labour Force Survey, the CIPD has ranked UK nations […]

    ‘Mass shift’ pressures UK employers to deliver flexibility

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    The number of employees planning to work from home at least once a week has more than doubled in the last year as a result of the change in working patterns brought on by the COVID pandemic. That’s according to research from HR and payroll specialist SD Worx across 5,000 employees in five European countries looking at […]

    WFH Paranoia: 49% of workers send emails late at night or early morning

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    One in five (20%) UK workers now have their work instant messaging app on their personal mobile phone, according to new research.  The study, commissioned by B2B furniture specialist Furniture At Work, and which asked 1,015 UK workers about their routine and habits when working from home, sought to uncover how attitudes to work had changed since the pandemic […]