IWFM welcomes government consultation on flexible working

The¬†Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management Government (IWFM) has backed a government consultation on plans to give British workers the right to request flexible working from the first day in a new job, rather than having to wait up to six months under existing legislation. Currently, an employee can make one flexible working request (for […]

7 in 10 employers expect redundancies as furlough scheme ends

New research reveals that nearly 7 in 10 employers (69%) expect to make redundancies within the next year, the majority of which will take place within the coming months. According to the study from Renovo, 46% of organisations expect to make redundancies within 6 months, while 23% anticipate redundancies within 6-12 months. The news comes […]

Poor connectivity impacting business productivity – Report

Almost two thirds (63%) of US and European enterprises suffer reduced productivity and efficiency at the hands of weak and unreliable connectivity. This is according to results of new research commissioned by Quortus and carried out by Sapio Research, which probed enterprises on their current pain points related to connectivity. The results highlight the growing […]