Office environment

Employers may need to pay presenteeism premium to lure workers to the office

Employers who want workers in the office more often may have to pay more to get them there.

Workspaces failing needs of neurodiverse employees

Office designs are failing workers with neurodiverse needs by not accommodating for their differing sensory needs.

TikTok star's office move-in protest goes viral

A former US employee of an engineering firm went viral on TikTok this month after he moved into his office for four days.

Should HR professionals go remote-only?

Interest in remote HR jobs has shot up over the past two years. But can the people function work as effectively outside the office?

Is some office time needed to equip the future workforce?

What do you miss out on when you don’t go to school, university, or the office? When schools shut down twice in 2020, it prompted much debate about the long-term impact on children of not having...

Workplace relationships nose dive after a year of remote working

Workplace relationships have taken a huge hit during the COVID pandemic, given 22% of UK workers meet their partner or spouse at work.

Freedom day: How HR can handle the transition back to the workplace

Today (19 July) all lockdown restrictions in England have been lifted. With no social distancing and no more mandatory mask wearing, how can HR safely bring employees back to the workplace?

Young employees are eager to return to the office

Working from home has had a disproportionately negative impact on young employees in the UK, according to new research by Glassdoor.

Backlash as BrewDog HR team responds to toxic work claims

BrewDog's people team has seemingly responded to Punks with Purpose's campaign alleging negative experiences of former employees, but the response has exacerbated the issues.

Employers need to change ‘outdated’ office-centric mentalities

Employers with an office-centric mentality must adapt and move away from outdated ways of working, says Alexia Cambon, research director at Gartner HR.

Millions of UK workers never want to return to the office

More than 2.5 million UK employees say they will never feel comfortable going back into the office, according to new research.

Office environments making employees unwell

Sick building syndrome (SBS) is a worrying issue in UK workplaces, according to research from Remark Group