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Millions of workers to be able to request flexible working on day one of employment

New government plans to make flexible working the default have been unveiled today giving workers a greater say over when, where, and how they work. The Government introduced the raft of changes in response to the consultation; Making Flexible Working ...

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Home workers should be monitored according to over half of bosses

A new survey carried out by the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) in partnership with HR software company HiBob has revealed that more than half of bosses (55 per cent) agree with collecting information on regular home workers, including ...

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2N UPGRADES ITS OS TO REFLECT CUSTOMERS’ FLEXIBLE WORKING AND INCLUSIVITY PRIORITIES

The OS upgrade adds features to support the operation of virtual receptions, a trend which is accelerating as a result of widespread hybrid working The enhancements will make it easier for the hard of hearing to communicate with receptionists using ...

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Survey finds businesses are looking to expand office portfolios as working patterns evolve

Sixty-eight per cent of businesses expect to be promoting a more regular return to the office by the middle of this year, according to CBRE. The global real estate advisor’s latest EMEA Occupier Sentiment Survey found that from nearly a ...

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Tesco to transform unused areas into office spaces

Supermarket giant, Tesco, has partnered with flexible workspace provider, IWG, to turn unused store space into office spaces. Tesco’s Extra Store in New Malden will be the first site to offer work spaces to both businesses and individuals from mid-May. ...

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Startup tech platform set to turn private homes into creative workspaces now open to users

Tech startup, Jarvo, says it is readying itself to become the UK’s largest flexible workspace platform, opening up to users to allow them to list their private workspaces ahead of the official launch this spring. Jarvo, a new flexible workspace ...

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Canary Wharf Group launches a new managed office space, with Citi as first customer

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is launching MadeFor, a fully fitted and managed office space, with Citi to be its first customer, taking 95,000 sq ft at Forty Bank Street while Citi Tower, its UK and EMEA headquarters, at 25 Canada ...

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My Work Booth launches in Costa Coffee

My Work Booth is collaborating with Costa Coffee to fulfil the need for confidential meeting spaces in public areas. The pilot scheme sees the introduction of four Framery Pods into Costa locations in London and Manchester, providing a sound proofed ...

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IWG partners with the Ashley Group to meet demand for hybrid work

IWG, a global flexible workspace provider and operator of Regus and Spaces, has signed a new franchise agreement with the Ashley Group which will help commuters from North London and Hertfordshire to cut the commute and work closer to home ...

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3.6 million workers feel they are being rushed back to the office

With more than 13.5 million workers having returned to their place of work for at least one day a week, more than four million say that they do not feel entirely safe doing so, according to new research by Direct ...

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