Tag: workplace

‘Nearly two-thirds’ of adults back in the workplace, says ONS

Image copyright Getty Images Nearly two in three adults are now travelling to work, as some employers ask their staff to return to offices during the pandemic. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said that 62% of adults reported commuting to work last week. That compares with 36% in late May, soon after the ONS began compiling the figures during… Read more →

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Speedy return to workplace ‘not possible’

Image copyright Getty Images A senior Bank of England official has cast doubt on the government’s drive to get workers back to the office as coronavirus curbs are eased. Alex Brazier, the Bank’s executive director for financial stability, said a “sharp return” to “dense office environments” should not be expected. Social distancing guidelines in the workplace and public transport capacity… Read more →

Top 10 tips for diversifying your workplace

Image copyright MediaCom How can businesses move to better represent their customers and workforces following the cultural shifts aided by the Black Lives Matter movement? Advertising boss Karen Blackett OBE – who was made race equality business champion by former Prime Minister Theresa May – has a series of tips for bosses seeking to tackle racism and to diversify their… Read more →