Nationwide Building Society, which publicly championed a ‘work from anywhere’ policy following the pandemic, has told staff they must work at the office at least two days a week.
Tech giant Amazon will block promotions for workers who refuse to work in the office three days a week, according to leaked emails.
As major firms including Google, Amazon and Disney encourage employees back to the office, employment tribunals relating to remote working have hit record highs.
Nationwide Building Society has been ordered to pay more than £350,000 in compensation to a former employee who was made redundant after refusing its return-to-office (RTO) mandate.
Half (50%) of UK working parents are looking for new roles because of their employers' return-to-office mandates, according to flexible childcare provider Pebble.
Workers are coming in on average 1.4 days a week at companies that require office attendance twice a week, the same figure as those with no obligation to attend, according to a study from workplace...
Google, Meta, Salesforce, Amazon and Disney have all asked employees to return to the office in recent weeks, backtracking on formerly more flexible hybrid work policies.
Employers who want workers in the office more often may have to pay more to get them there.
The cost of commuting is drastically impacting the number of workers heading back to the office.