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Our research paper looks to the future
Recent events have put the flexible working agenda into fast-forward. Many companies have rolled out large scale remote working policies – in a matter of weeks.
In the UK, one week before lockdown was brought into effect, our flexible working research paper was in its data collection phase. 2,000 people gave their views on the future of flexible working.
We were then able to continue collecting responses during the first week of lockdown. We asked people what they hoped might change and what impact could COVID-19 have on the world of business?
Opinion is divided
Flexibility is premium
People want more open space
Commuting becomes redundant
Last call for business trips
Environmental awareness pays off
A happier, more effective, more productive workforce?
Find out how to make it a reality. Don’t miss the short video summary of our report, The flexible future of work.
Download ‘The flexible future of work’ research report.
The way we work is changing rapidly. And companies need to continue to adapt to a more flexible way of working.
This report shares what we learned about the expectations of the UK workforce and shows our initial findings for how these new restrictions on movement have affected the reality of flexible working.
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Using flexibility for equality
Dr Heejung Chung, a reader in Social Policy and Sociology, explains how flexible working could create more equal opportunities for women across the UK.
Accelerating existing work trends
Keith Budden discusses how travel will change with flexible working. And outlines how management changes and technology advances will help this way of working.
What will the future of work look like?
Katy Lidell, Director of Business Sales & Service at O2, reflects on how work has changed in recent times and shares the headline results from our latest report, The flexible future of work.
Setting the stage for a new way of working
See how employee demand, advancement in technology and a desire for business efficiency have come together to set the stage for a new era of flexible working.
Find out how remote working will provide new opportunities for people living all over the UK, giving us the chance to make more intelligent decisions about where we live and work.
Employee demand drives the flexible workplace
Read our blog to see the four things that employees want in their workplace. And get advice on how to deliver these for your business.