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    UK employees ‘not equipped’ to work from home permanently

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    Following the news that numerous blue-chip businesses, such as KPMG and Ernst & Young, have adopted a permanent hybrid working model, new research indicates that workers do not feel they have the tools or technology they need to work from home. The Global Working From Home Survey, commissioned by employee wellbeing specialist WRKIT, has found that […]

    UK workers expect their employer to make Covid vaccine mandatory

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    Half of Britain’s workers expect their bosses to demand a vaccine passport before they can return to their workplace. The study of 5,000 British workers across various sectors by HR software provider and employment law advice firm, BrightHR, found only 17% have had a conversation about their companies’ policy on vaccines, but over a third […]

    7 in 10 workers feel optimistic about returning to work

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    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 […]

    The lessons all businesses should have learnt during the pandemic

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    Over a year on from the start of the pandemic and as lockdown is slowly lifted, many changes in the way we operate business are most likely here to stay. But what lessons do we need to ensure we have truly learnt from the pandemic? Thom Dennis, CEO at Serenity in Leadership, looks at what […]

    UK workers fearing a return to work

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    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 […]

    Workplace learnings from life in lockdown

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    By Andry Anastasis McFarlane (pictured), author of The Really Resilient Guide This last year has shown us many things about how we as individuals and businesses handle change and uncertainty. And how resilient we really are. What are some of the other bigger lessons we’ve been learning about ourselves and our lives and working lives […]

    More than a third of companies will move to smaller offices in 2021

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    2021 will be the year of the smaller office, predicts serviced office broker FreeOfficeFinder. The company reports that more than a third of companies (35%) that enquired about office space in January and February have said they would be taking smaller offices than their previous workspaces. They follow in the footsteps of the likes of HSBC and […]

    UK workers worried about the effect of the pandemic on their careers

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    Half of working adults believe the pandemic has damaged their career prospects, according to a study. A poll of 2,000 employed or recently unemployed adults found almost one in 10 believe the industry or sector in which they work has become unstable following the events of the past 12 months. Others have had their pay […]

    Office space enquiries jump 800% after Boris Johnson’s announcement

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    Enquiries for office space in the major UK cities jumped 800% on Tuesday after Boris Johnson’s announcement that the return to the office is not far away. “The announcement from the Prime Minister has obviously sparked a vote of confidence for UK businesses working out what the return to normal looks like. We are getting […]

    Half of working adults believe the pandemic has damaged their career prospects

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    Half of working adults believe the pandemic has damaged their career prospects, according to a study. A poll of 2,000 employed or recently unemployed adults found almost one in ten believe the industry or sector in which they work has become unstable following the events of the past 12 months. Others have had their pay reduced […]