[INSIGHTS] : Hybrid and Remote working study

Kings College, London recently completed an interesting study on remote and hybrid working, post pandemic in London.

With opinions still split on remote working or a return to the office, and interesting extra point of information. It doesn’t seem, in London at least, like there will be a mass return to full time in the office.


Summary

Insights into how London-based employers have adapted to forced work from home during the pandemic and their plans for the post-pandemic era. The study includes in-depth interviews with 12 major London employers between May and August 2022.

Key Points

The study focuses on how London-based employers experienced the Covid-19 pandemic and how this has affected their perceptions of remote working.

  • The study includes in-depth interviews with 12 major London employers between May and August 2022.
  • Employers have had to adapt to new ways of working during the pandemic, including remote work and virtual collaboration tools.
  • Many employers are planning to adopt a hybrid working model, combining remote work with office-based work.
  • Employers are considering implementing new technologies to support remote work, such as virtual collaboration tools.
  • Hybrid working is likely to become more common in London workplaces post-pandemic.
  • Employers may need to invest in new technologies to support remote work effectively.
  • Senior managers should consider the impact of hybrid working on employee well-being and productivity.
  • Remote work can offer benefits such as increased flexibility and reduced commuting time, but it can also lead to isolation and burnout if not managed effectively.
  • Employers need to ensure that employees have access to the necessary technology and equipment for remote work, such as laptops and high-speed internet connections.
  • Employers should also consider providing training for employees on how to use virtual collaboration tools effectively.
  • The shift towards hybrid working may require changes in workplace culture and management practices.
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Key Take Aways

  • Hybrid working is likely to become more common in London workplaces post-pandemic.
  • Employers may need to invest in new technologies to support remote work effectively.
  • Senior managers should consider the impact of hybrid working on employee well-being and productivity.

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