Commuting

Employers can help to stem crowded commutes

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.

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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commuting

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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Commuting times on the rise regardless of how workers travel

13 Nov 2018

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

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Greening city

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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