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Older and Younger Executives Disagree About Remote Work Arrangements

Bosses and workers rarely agree on what matters when it comes to the future of work. But there’s division even within the c-suite, particularly regarding the disparate treatment remote and in-office workers can face. Younger executives cited those inequities as …

Lloyd’s Prefers to Stay in Landmark London Headquarters, With the Right Terms

Lloyd’s has decided to stay in its landmark headquarters building at One Lime Street in London – as long as it receives acceptable terms for the renewal of its lease. In January, the market reportedly was conducting a review of …

Younger Workers More Likely to Leave Employers to Retain Flexibility

Most business owners expect employees to be back working in person full time a year from now but employees want to retain flexibility with where and when they work. According to Nationwide’s most recent Agency Forward survey, about half of …

Rise of Remote Work to Define Future of City of London

More than 85% of UK finance workers no longer view the office as their main place of work, highlighting the challenge the industry faces if it tries to persuade bankers to return to pre-pandemic norms. The demand for a new …

Two-Thirds of Employees Might Seek New Jobs if Forced Back to Office: Global Survey

Worker demands for more flexibility and security, bolstered by the pandemic and a tight labor market, are only growing more intense as the world economy reopens and some firms begin trying to pull employees back to offices, payroll provider ADP …

Global Executives Want to Ditch Work From Home but Few Follow Their Own Advice

Bosses are hellbent on getting their staff back into the office. It’s just that the rules don’t necessarily apply to them. While 35% of non-executive employees are in the office five days a week, just 19% of executives can say …

Managers at UK Firms Expect to Dial Back Pandemic-Era Flexible Work Arrangements

Many managers at UK companies expect to dial back their pandemic-era embrace of remote work and flexible arrangements once COVID-19 recedes, dampening hopes among employees that many of the changes will endure. A survey of UK managers and human resources …

Just 3% of White Collar Workers Want to Return Full-Time to Their Offices: Survey

Just 3% of white collar workers want to return to the office five days a week, according to a poll by management consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates, which warned employees will quit if bosses force them back full-time. A full 86% …

COVID-19 Cases Are Dropping, but Many UK Employees Still Opt to Work From Home

With pandemic restrictions in the UK largely gone, offices are getting busier. Yet vast numbers of desks still remain empty. Even with COVID-19 case numbers flat or falling in the UK, U.S. and much of Europe, many employees are still …

FERMA Launches Risk Management Tool for Remote Working

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has launched a simplified guide to risk mapping for remote working. The tool consists of a simple questionnaire that organizations of any size can use. Using a template of risks and opportunities …