As the UK continues to navigate through the second wave of the pandemic with the implementation of the government’s tiered system, it’s fair to say that the year so far has presented many challenges for both businesses and their employees.
Andrew Mawson discusses new research that reveals how virtual working can help business leaders develop a management framework for these challenging times.
As remote working continues, business leaders must prioritise wellbeing strategies that keep employees connected in order to foster long-term engagement, says employee wellbeing specialist, Clare E. Kenny.
As both business leaders and individuals we need to decide now how we are going to handle the disruption over the next six months – grit our teeth and make the absolute best of it, or whine our way through.
Research into remote working often paints a rosy picture. We heard people were happier and often more productive if allowed to work a few days a week from home.
As the furlough scheme comes to a close, we are starting to see the looming threat of mass redundancies become a reality across the UK.
Remember that heady fortnight in March when ‘Working from home’ became the hottest must-have item since the last iPhone was launched?
One of the most important things I learned about improving my productivity was the power of single-tasking. In the book The ONE Thing researchers estimate 28% of the average workday is lost to task switching.
Digital communication and collaboration tools have kept us connected and working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. But have they made us more productive?
With a recent survey revealing that 40% of employees do not feel it is safe to go back to work, the government has switched from a “back to work” message to a “work from home where possible” message once again.