remote working

Using hand signals can help overcome the psychological issues linked to online meetings

Hand signals help overcome Zoom fatigue in online meetings

A research team at the University of Exeter and University College London (UCL) conducted a randomised control trial with more than 100 students, and trained one group to use hand signals including gestures such as waving to take a turn to speak, and raising a hand to show empathy.

Lockdowns triggered a transition to online meetings for many. While the change has benefits, it can...

The best European cities for remote working

The low-cost airline Wizz has analysed data to identify the best European cities for remote working.

A combination of companies becoming flexible with remote working and almost two years of working from home, more of us are looking to escape our daily routines and even become a digital nomad. As many companies are now allowing their employees to work from anywhere, as long as it’s...

Top UK locations for remote working opportunities

The UK’s top 25 hiring hotspots for remote workers

A significant increase in remote and hybrid working roles is helping to drive new opportunities across the UK, according to data aggregated by recruitment platform Indeed in collaboration with Zoom .

Using its own recruitment data, Indeed has worked with Zoom to identify the locations across the country that have seen the most significant growth in remote and hybrid job opportunities...

One of the biggest issues women say they have faced in the workplace is the gender pay gap

The biggest issues faced by women in the workplace

Research from Yoppie , the pioneers of personalised, organic period care delivered through your letterbox, has found that while remote working has improved pressures around appearance and PMS for women within the workplace, issues of fair representation and equal pay remain prevalent.

When surveyed by Yoppie, nearly a quarter of the women stated that one of the biggest issues they...

28% would like to work from home permanently in the future

Most of Us Still Aren't Properly Equipped to Work from Home

The last year has seen many businesses temporarily swap their office space for a remote set-up to adhere to social distancing measures. But how has this been working out for employees, and could businesses adjust to this new way of working on a permanent basis? A survey of 2,000 British office workers conducted by Currys PC World in collaboration with Canon revealed people’s attitudes towards...

UK office workers value their new norm of working from home

UK office workers would give up promotions, benefits and pay increases to work from home

Research from Ezra , one of the leading global providers of digital coaching, has found that UK office workers value their new norm of working from home so much that many would forsake career progression, company benefits and even a pay rise to maintain it.

Last week, oil giant BP announced it would introduce a hybrid working scheme once lockdown restrictions are eased, expecting...

Outdoor offices can offer you a tranquil place to work

Five ways garden offices can boost mental wellbeing

With remote working looking to stay for the near future, our home offices are the beating heart of our work day. As such, it’s important for these offices to help us differentiate work from home. The commute is gone, and for some of us, the laptop we use for work is also the same one which we use as we put our feet up and watch the latest episode of Bridgerton on Netflix.


Managers are much more positive about their staff working from home

Managers more positive about flexible working

Managers are much more positive about their staff working from home and working flexibly since lockdown says a new study undertaken jointly by the Equal Parenting Project at the University of Birmingham and the Work Autonomy, Flexibility and Work-Life Balance at the University of Kent.

The report titled ‘Managing Employees during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Flexible working and the future...