Councils allow more than half of their office staff to work from home

Councils allow more than half of their office staff to work from home

Councilor Jeremy Oates, leader of the Tamworth Borough Council, defended the move, saying the council had made “the groundbreaking decision to permanently embrace technology that allows us to maintain quality services to residents while working differently”. The councils with the fewest office staff were Dorset County Council and North East Lincolnshire, both of which said … Read more

Two days a week in the office is most we can manage, say staff at City watchdog

Two days a week in the office is most we can manage, say staff at City watchdog

City Watchdog employees have told bosses two days a week in the office is the maximum they can handle, in the latest example of employees shying away from returning to the workplace. Members of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) “personnel advisory committee” told executives that any changes to hybrid employment policies could be detrimental during … Read more