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All items: Flexible working

  • Majority of roles still not advertised as flexible

    8 December 2020

    Four in five jobs still do not advertise flexible working options despite the huge shift to home working during the pandemic, according to research by Timewise.

  • Work from home advice could continue until Easter

    24 November 2020

    Employees are likely to be encouraged to remain working from home until at least Easter 2021, when it is hoped that a combination of a tighter "tier" system, further testing and the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations will have "driven down" the coronavirus infection rate.

  • "Work from home if you can" - government tightens restrictions

    22 September 2020

    Boris Johnson has confirmed that people should work from home if they can in a statement to the House of Commons today. He also announced that retail and hospitality staff will be required to wear face masks among a series of tighter restrictions designed to curb rising coronavirus infection rates.

  • UK lags behind Europe on returning to office

    6 August 2020

    Office workers in the UK have been comparatively slow to return to their desks in relation to employees in Europe, now lockdown has eased.

  • Working from home proves real bonus for City employees

    26 May 2020

    More than three-quarters of City of London financial services workers feel they are at least as productive working from home during the lockdown as they were in the office with the lack of commuting commonly cited as a key reason.

  • Half of workers expect remote working reversal after Covid-19

    16 April 2020

    Despite many workers saying they feel trusted and that employers have done well in implementing working from home over the past month, almost half of workers expect a return to limited flexible working policies once the coronavirus lockdown ends.

  • Acas working from home guidance: be 'practical, flexible and sensitive'

    20 March 2020

    Acas has published new best practice guidance on working from home as more employers ask staff to avoid workplaces amid growing coronavirus concerns.

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