Cyber security seen as growing problem as more work from home

25 March 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in businesses moving services online, supply chains being disrupted and many more employees working from home, and this has pushed cyber security to the top of the agenda for many UK employers.

Is homeworking here to stay?

16 October 2020

The short answer to the question in the headline is “yes”, at least according to the Institute of Directors (IoD).

Study suggests a shift to hybrid home-office models

11 September 2020

UK towns and cities will undergo an inevitable transformation as a result of Covid-19 with 68% of UK CEOs believing there will be an enduring shift towards low density office usage according to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) latest CEO survey.

Coronavirus, self-isolation and sick pay

9 September 2020

Reader note — December 2020. This article refers to self-isolation periods of 14 days which was correct at the time it was written. Please note that self-isolation periods have undergone adjustment and may no longer be 14 days.

Are staff happier working from home?

28 August 2020

Research has revealed that over half of staff say they’re happier working from home (compared to just one in five who prefer a traditional office environment), as business leaders begin to raise concerns around the long-term prospects of city centre retail and hospitality jobs which depend on high footfall from office workers.

Help on offer for disabled people working from home

26 August 2020

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced that disabled people can now benefit from financial support to work from home, thanks to an extension to the Access to Work scheme.