Commuting

Working from home increased after guidance U-turn

The proportion of employees working from home exclusively has risen after the government revised its guidance around where people should...

More employees now commuting than at any stage of pandemic

18 Sep 2020

Nearly two thirds of working adults have returned to commuting to work, according to ONS figures.

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Confusion reigns over back to work advice

4 Sep 2020

Number 10 has rejected reports that a planned advertising campaign to encourage people back to their offices has been shelved, claiming it never existed.

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Flexible season tickets being considered to drive office return

3 Sep 2020

The government and the rail industry are working to introduce flexible season tickets to encourage employees to return to the...

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One in three thinks return to office will be in 2021

17 Aug 2020

One in three British workers believes they won’t be back in their office or other place of work until at...

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Employers can help to stem crowded commutes

18 May 2020

Chairman of Network Rail says employers can 'strongly influence people’s behaviour' when it comes to commuting, while government advice remains to only travel if you can't work at home.

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National Work from Home Day: employers should consider long-term benefits

15 May 2020

On National Work from Home Day (15 May), organisations are being encouraged to use the ongoing lockdown restrictions to consider...

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Wait over for detailed workplace guidance

12 May 2020

The government has now published its initial roadmap on how the UK will be able to emerge from coronavirus lockdown....

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Cycle to work

Commuter confusion after Prime Minister’s transport comments

11 May 2020

People advised not to use public transport but to drive, cycle or walk to workplace.

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Clearer guidance needed as PM ‘encourages’ return to work

11 May 2020

Employers want more clarity on when and how their employees should return to work after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address...

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Government consults on draft return-to-work guidelines

4 May 2020

Staggered start times, reduced hot-desking and new hygiene procedures could enable workplaces to reopen.

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Rail unions unhappy at plans to increase train services once lockdown lifts

4 May 2020

'Mixed messages' and social distancing worries among union concerns over plans to increase train services.

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Most affordable commuting towns in UK revealed

6 Jan 2020

A new study combining mortgage value and rail prices as established the most cost effective towns in the UK when...

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New Bill to provide ‘right to get to work’ during transport strikes

17 Dec 2019

Commuters will be given a “basic right” to get to work each day under a new law set to be...

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Rail statistics prove need for flexible season tickets

4 Oct 2019

Use of season tickets is falling as commuters’ flexible working arrangements mean they are no longer good value for money.

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