Latest data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) on Birth characteristics in England and Wales: 2020, released earlier this month, reinforces the need for workplace fertility, pregnancy and early parenthood support for all employees – not just those who fit the conventions of what was traditionally considered the nuclear family. In 2020, the average age […]
Latest ONS data reinforces why workplace fertility and early parenthood support is required for all
Older workers being ‘parked’ on furlough, says Resolution Foundation
The number of employees on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS) fell rapidly during May as the economy reopened, but far more people remain furloughed than previous official data has suggested, while older workers are disproportionately likely to remain ‘parked’ on furlough for long periods, the Resolution Foundation said today. The HMRC data shows that […]
Homeworking in the UK – 5 Key Learnings from the ONS Report
The Office for National Statistics has released its findings into homeworking trends in the UK over the past 12 months. We hear from a selection of industry experts, consultants, and authors about the five key learnings from this latest report, and what this means for businesses battling to recover from the effects of a global […]
Automation on the way for office management?
New research from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed the jobs most likely to be automated, with Legal Secretaries, Office Supervisors and Office Managers all ranking highly. The study identified over 710,000 jobs in the Square Mile which they said were at risk from new automated technology, with Legal Secretaries at 61.6% likelihood […]