Commuting

Commuting times on the rise regardless of how workers travel

The time it takes employees to get to and from work has increased over the past decade, even if they...

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City of London to boost allure for firms with large-scale green plan

5 Nov 2018

Workers and companies in the City of London are to benefit from plans to improve office space flexibility, air quality...

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Commuting time should be counted as part of the working day

30 Aug 2018

Commuting time should be counted as part of the working day, according to research by the University of the West...

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IOSH urges employers to get on their bikes and embrace cycle to work benefits

15 Aug 2018

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has urged employers to encourage their staff to cycle to work on...

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Long-distance commuting bad for your health

1 Dec 2011

Daily long-distance commuting can be detrimental to a person’s health, a study carried out in Sweden has concluded. The research...

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Over 21 million hours a day spent commuting by UK workers

9 Nov 2009

Workers spend up to 78 minutes commuting every day, research by the Trades Union Congress has revealed.In total UK workers...

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Transport for London and Work Wise UK advise on flexible working to reduce commuting in London

30 Oct 2007

Transport for London (TfL) has published a guide to flexible working in a bid to reduce the strain on the...

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Transport for London launches scheme to encourage businesses to help staff use more sustainable ways of commuting

18 May 2007

A new scheme to encourage businesses to help their staff leave their cars at home, save money, and reduce their impact...

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Commuting to work in snow

30 Jan 2007

Well, I’ve just made it into work, 80 minutes after leaving my house. I appreciate that many people spend far...

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Transport for London buys advice and training package to encourage flexible working and reduce commuting times

6 Dec 2006

Transport for London has signed a £150,000 deal with Work Wise UK, a campaign group that encourages employers to offer...

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Commuting by car is on the wane

21 Apr 2006

The number of people driving to work has fallen in the past two years, while the number using trains and buses is up five-fold, research reveals

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Commuting issues drive stressed-out employees over the edge

24 Jan 2006

Almost half of UK employers said that commuting problems caused undue stress for their employees, and 41% said transport issues were responsible for making staff late on a regular basis, according to a survey by the CBI

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Car-sharing drive cuts the cost of commuting

12 Jul 2005

More than 1,000 employees in Surrey have signed up to an innovative car-sharing scheme being run by the council.Staff in...

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Millions of working hours lost to commuting

8 Jun 2004

Employers
are losing billions of pounds as staff miss more hours of work struggling to
get to the office, according...

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Staff would pay extra for housing to cut commuting

2 Jun 2004

Many
people would pay more for a house if it would reduce the time it takes them to
get to...

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