Work Flexibly – Cut Costs

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UK Home Office

 

The government is being urged to make greater use of flexible working to reduce property costs. With the  Central Government estate alone  estimated to cost around £25 billion to operate each year, government departments  and local authorities under pressure to identify savings.

This article by Watts property and construction consultants outlines some of the steps already being taken. The Home Office has recently introduced flexible working arrangements, allowing the department to free up space in other buildings and make valuable savings on its property budget. How fast and how far will other public bodies follow ? 

 

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