Monthly Archives: January 2022

Working from home stood for 32% over the holidays

ONS data report shows that around 60% were traveling to work while just 11% worked on a hybrid model with some days working from home. LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — Despite the government’s push for employees to work from home as much as possible for the time being given rising COVID-19 cases, just three in 10…
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Employees call in sick less when working from home

Hitachi Capital study finds British businesses saved £338 million in sick pay during pandemic as people were working from home. LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — The number of sick days British workers were taking dropped slightly during the pandemic, according to research carried out by financial services company Hitachi Capital, suggesting that employees may actually call…
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Hybrid workers in the UK would quit than return to in person jobs

Survey finds hybrid workers would rather quit than return to in person jobs. LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — In the age of the “Great Resignation” where scores of workers around the world are opting to leave their jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of UK employees would rather quit than return to traditional in-person office…
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Remote working made legal requirement in Wales

GMB Union is concerned about “bad employers” exploiting remote working mandate to the detriment of workers. LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — Working from home is now no longer an option but the law in Wales, where legislation was passed effective December 20, 2021, requiring all employees who are able to do so to work remotely. The…
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