Teleworking

Call centre denies webcam monitoring claims

A major call centre company has refuted claims that specialist webcams will be fitted to check up on employees while...

Numbers commuting to work goes up despite hybrid working plans

19 Mar 2021

Over half of UK employees travelled to work last week for the first time since June 2020, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Lastminute.com: How communication helped the switch to remote working

15 Mar 2021

Lastminute.com has made use of Workplace by Facebook for a number of communication initiatives.

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Ineffective training means tech investment wasted

10 Mar 2021

Most firms have increased overall investment in technology tools but only 27% of IT decision-makers are satisfied with their employees’ abilities to use them.

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Performance: Why ‘rank and yank’ fell out of favour

26 Feb 2021

KPMG has been using a ‘set distribution’ or ranking approach to assessing employees’ performance. Like annual appraisals, this strategy has fallen out of favour in recent years, but why? 

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Goldman Sachs CEO pushes for return to the office

25 Feb 2021

Remote working is an ‘aberration’, according to Goldman Sachs boss David Solomon, and needed correcting in order to safeguard collaboration.

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Chancellor says permanent working from home not inevitable

11 Jan 2021

Working from home will not be the ‘new normal’ in a post-Covid world, chancellor Rishi Sunak has said.

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‘Zoom fatigue’ is a thing, study shows

12 Nov 2020

Employees are often ill-equipped to work at home and find it difficult to switch off. The result could be poor health and lower productivity, warns study.

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Home-working is here to stay, finds studies

5 Oct 2020

Two major surveys point to home-working becoming a long-term trend.

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Spain to introduce legislation to protect remote workers

9 Sep 2020

Spain is pushing through legislation that will protect the rights of staff who work from home.
The draft legislation was...

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Shifting sales: How can organisations boost remote sales teams?

9 Jul 2020

Teams of field sales people have had to adapt quickly to running meetings and chasing leads virtually rather than in...

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Half of UK employees worked from home in April

8 Jul 2020

Almost half (46.4%) of employees did some of their work from home during April, with the vast majority stating this...

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How working from home is levelling the playing field

22 Jun 2020

Home working and the absence of 'office power' has led to major cultural shifts that will benefit the goals of diversity and inclusion.

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Please don’t Zoom me just because you’re bored

17 Jun 2020

We’ve all encountered them: the lengthy video meeting that appeared to have no purpose, or could have been condensed into...

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Productivity has not suffered due to coronavirus

5 May 2020

Employees have managed to remain productive in most organisations despite the challenges posed by coronavirus, according to a survey by...

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