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    These are top 10 most annoying behaviours while WFH

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    With more of us working remotely than ever before, Premier Inn has surveyed over 1,000 working professionals to reveal the most endearing (and frustrating) behaviours displayed by colleagues while working from home.   The survey revealed that many workers have actually found their colleagues more endearing since the move away from the office, with three quarters (75%) of workers reporting that their colleagues showed endearing behaviours at least once a […]

    3.6 million workers feel rushed back to the office

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    With more than 13.5 million workers having returned to their place of work for at least one day a week, more than four million say that they do not feel entirely safe doing so, according to new research by Direct Line Life Insurance. Some 5.5 million workers would work from home permanently if given the […]

    Two thirds of British workers reject monitoring of remote working activity

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    According to the new 2021 Unisys Security Index, concerns in the UK around internet security (including computer viruses and hacking) are at the highest level in the 15 years that Unisys has been running the study. The report, which examines security attitudes of 11,000 consumers globally including 1,000 from the UK, also shows a particular […]

    How remote work may impact employees’ confidence

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    Working from the comfort of your couch may actually boost your confidence — seven in 10 Americans said they’ve become more confident since working remotely, new research suggests. In a recent survey of 2,000 Americans who’ve worked remotely during the pandemic, seven in 10 said they find it easier to request more paid time off from […]

    Petrol crisis fuelling WFH for 1 in 6

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    Specialist recruiter, Randstad has revealed that one in six Brits (17%) are working from home because they are unable to access fuel to make their daily commute. In a poll of 439 jobseekers who were asked ‘are rising energy prices and fuel shortages affecting your appetite to work from home?’, it was also revealed that […]

    Is home working too ‘homely’…?

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    Only four out of ten people (42%) working from home do so from a home office, with the remainder working from the kitchen or dining room (21%), their lounge (19%) or their bedroom (17%). Only 32% of people say working from home is more productive, compared to 36% who say they are more productive in […]

    Employers need to rethink office strategies to retain staff

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    With a diminishing talent pool, employers need to rethink the workplace to retain staff, according to Will Kinnear, director at flexible workspace specialist Hewn. He says: “The UK’s workforce was called back to the office, to return to business as usual for the start of the school year; for some this has been a welcome […]

    Employers worrying about remote work productivity – but not addressing issues

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    New research  by Ricoh Europe reveals that employers are failing to invest in technology to maintain productivity across their remote workforce, despite concerns about their output. More than 18 months since the Coronavirus pandemic took hold across Europe, forcing businesses to adopt remote working practices, just over a third (36%) of employers say their organisation […]

    1 in 3 WFH employees concerned they’re at a disadvantage to in-office colleagues

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    Many businesses across the UK have introduced, or will soon be introducing, hybrid work models, allowing employees to work from the office, home or a combination of both. Some may enjoy the flexibility of having the choice between workplaces, however, a study by Stanford University revealed that, although they were 13% more productive overall, remote employees were […]

    How to keep sustainable when working from home

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    By building and construction expert Thomas Goodman at MyJobQuote… Working from home has numerous benefits, not just regarding flexibility but also your carbon footprint. If you stay mindful, working from home can help reduce your carbon footprint as you can make simple adjustments to your daily routine to avoid increasing your impact on the environment. […]