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Despite the end of the ‘work from home order’, Londoners continue to avoid going to the office on Mondays, according to Department for Transport (DfT) figures. Tube passenger numbers have registered a significant difference between Monday and the rest of the working week. On Monday 7, ridership was at 55 per cent of pre-pandemic levels, [...]
Jacob Rees-Mogg has said that getting civil servants back into the office en masse will mean greater efficiency and less waste as he pushes to curb working from home in Whitehall. The government efficiency minister said “it is my job to ensure the government estate is run efficiently and commercially … Empty offices are a [...]
US law firm Quinn Emanuel have told lawyers they can “work from anywhere” indefinitely, according to reports. The announcement comes as competition among US law firms, to recruit and retain talent, intensifies. While the battle for talent has so far led to a bidding war with lucrative salary hikes, flexible working arrangements appear to be [...]
Transport for London (TfL) has urged commuters to plan ahead of today and Thursday’s Tube strikes, which will affect all lines. The public body has advised Londoners to work from home if they can or rely on alternative means of transport, as the strikes are expected to create major disruption across the whole TfL network. [...]
Andrew Monk the chief executive of VSA Capital has spoken out against inconsistencies in new government guidelines on working from home.
Workspace Group reported a “strong demand” from customers, as the workspace rides out the Covid variant storms.
London law firm Stephenson Harwood has given its staff the option to work from home as often as they like, in return for a 20 per cent pay cut. The law firm’s new remote working policy says employees must come in at least three days a week, unless they are willing to see their salaries [...]
One in 3 Londoner’s are still working from home, the Office for National Statistics said this week. In fact, there has been a sizeable fall in commuters across the UK following the pandemic. As a result, offices are forced to rethink how they serve their workers, with many feeling the need to resemble a home [...]
Transport for London (TfL) received a well-deserved boost following the end of the ‘work from home’ order. According to data released today, since restrictions were lifted on 19 January, Tube ridership numbers have increased 25 per cent, reaching 60 per cent of pre-pandemic levels. As workers flock back to the Square Mile, stations closest to [...]
Big Four accountancy firm Deloitte has cut the size of its London offices in another sign the firm is doubling down on remote working. The office space cull comes after Deloitte told staff they are free to work-from-home as often as they want, in June of last year. The auditor is now moving out [...]
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