Category: News

March News Roundup

Unsurprisingly the impact of the Coronavirus has led to a huge increase in remote and flexible working. Organisations are scrabbling to put in place policies, systems, and technology to support the move away from...

Coronavirus Increases Remote Working

Demand for IT solutions grows The past few weeks has seen a surge in demand for hardware, software, and network infrastructure to support the growing number of people working from home. Organisations which previously...

More roads are not the answer

One obvious solution to traffic congestion, caused mostly by workers commuting to jobs in the city centre during peak hours, might appear to be building more, or bigger, roads. But a less obvious answer, and...

MP Helen Whatley proposes new flexible working law

MP Helen Whately has introduced a 10 minute Bill on flexible working in Parliament. A law allowing all employees to request flexible working was passed in 2014, but this bill would flip the question and ask...

Which European countries are best for remote working?

A study from UK broadband provider Plusnet ran the 20 most populous EU countries through ten ranking factors in order to find out which of them best meets the needs of remote workers in...

September Roundup

Here is the roundup of September’s online articles on flexible and remote working: The Financial Times has an editorial on the need for companies to plan and implement more flexible and agile working practices...

Retain Staff With Flexible Working

A recent survey for the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) shows that aside from staff pay, firms are more likely to increase their investment in training, and introduce more flexible working practices, in order to...

Remote Working and Distance Learning

The increase in remote working can lead to a gap in the provision of training. Organisations can no longer rely completely on the classroom as the place to develop their staff. Equally, eLearning on...