Hybrid working

Case study: Hybrid working in a post-covid world

Following the outstanding success of homeworking during the COVID pandemic, social housing provider Stonewater has accelerated plans to shakeup working patterns and continue its shift to more digital...

Four-day working week would improve UK carbon footprint and employee mood

Not only do employees want a four-day work week, but a new report says its introduction would dramatically reduce the UK’s carbon footprint.

Businesses should beware false flexibility as lockdown eases

There is no doubt that the future of work should be flexible. However, it would be misguided to confuse the full-time remote working that we have seen over the past year with genuine flexible working.

Hybrid workplaces risk creating a two-tier structure

There is a 50/50 split between UK employees offered full-time hybrid working options (48%) and those who haven't (52%), according to a LinkedIn poll run by HR magazine.

If employees are resisting hybrid working, a gentle nudge might be needed

When planning to adopt a hybrid work model businesses must not assume that every employee will embrace a hybrid environment. Employees may be uncomfortable with an abrupt transition back to the office...

Latest HR Lunchtime Debate on the roadmap out of lockdown is now available on demand

The coronavirus pandemic has made employers rethink the flexibility they offer employees and how they can utilise it to bring people back to work.

Why now is the time to reinvent HR from the ground up

Reinventing HR is no easy feat, yet the conditions created by the pandemic are forcing companies to re-evaluate their HR services, programmes and solutions.

Hybrid working to be used by biggest UK employers

Nearly all the 50 biggest UK employers have said they do not plan on bringing their staff back to the office full-time, according to new research by the BBC.

Hybrid working plans hindered by poor tech

Just under two-fifths (39%) of UK workers still don't believe their company has the right tech set-up in place to support the hybrid workforce.

Keeping connected in a hybrid workforce

The past 12 months have reshaped everything we thought we knew about connection. New rules of connection emerged that we needed to learn and old rules of connection we thought were unshakeable got...

How to make hybrid working ‘work’

Like a flick of a light switch the world of work forever changed last year when employees were uprooted from their offices to remote working environments.

People skills needed for new hybrid workplaces

Being people-focused is now the most sought-after skill for hybrid jobs created by the COVID-19 pandemic.