Hybrid working

After the collective shift to working from home, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the old norms of the office no longer apply.

Keep track of the future of the workplace, how it will affect your business and how other companies are adapting.

Moral-boosting tips

How to boost staff morale

MT Asks: What is your company doing to motivate staff as another year of the...

10 year Timewise

Senior and part-time? Timewise needs your story

Entries for Timewise's 10th Power List are open now. The list aims to highlight senior...

Hybrid work policies: An end of year update

WFH may be back, but as the year draws to a close, here are the...

The dustbin of 2021

What should leaders stop doing in 2022?

MT Asks: Leaders consign lip service, traditional working hours and forecasting among other practices to...

Getting ahead of the game

Employees say they are 'radically changed' by the pandemic

Young people have been permanently changed by Covid-19 – meaning managers need to get ahead...

Staff want to be back in the office - but also want to feel safe

Yes to office buzz, no to office fuss

Staff welcome returning to the office, but they still want precautions to be taken, finds...

'Right to rest'

Should it become illegal to contact staff after hours?

MT Asks: Should the UK bring in a ‘right to rest’ law?

Right to Rest: Portuguese employers banned from contacting staff after hours

It’s not hard, leaders. Schedule your emails at a decent hour.

If leaders were more considerate, a right to rest law would be redundant, says Rainforest...

The Generation Game - are Gen Z harder to manage?

Are Gen Z staff harder to manage?

The Generation Game: Born between 1997-2012, reports suggest Generation Z have dramatically different attitudes to...

Zoom

Does being together in a room beat Zoom?

Staff want to talk to each other face-to-face and fear the rise of a digital-first...

Sickie

The end of the sickie?

Britons used to love a "sickie" - we even celebrated National Sickie Day. But remote...

Why the Government's flexible working proposals fall short

To close the gender pay gap and help businesses retain employees, flexible working should be...

“A four-day week gets complex as you grow”

Start-ups listen up: Baked In founder Joe Munns advises how to manage a four-day week...

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Can you still say no to a flexible working request?

Now that employees will soon be able to ask for flexible working from day one,...

Bad managers

Why hybrid working will expose bad managers

The pandemic will force managers to raise their game

Office

Happiness is...being in the office?

Being office-based gives employees a better sense of happiness and wellbeing, according to new research...

Hybrid working: Should you set in-office days?

The pros and cons of setting in-office days versus giving your employees free rein.

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Does hybrid working spell the end for formal attire?

No suit you sir? As M&S reduces its availability of suits for sale, MT asks...

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3 essential leadership skills for a post-Covid world

The post-Covid-19 leader needs these three skills to get on the front foot, argues PA...

Make decisions on hybrid working after staff have returned to the office

People are generally terrible at predicting how they will feel in the future. So companies...

Considering a 4 day week? Here's what one company learned

As Scotland trials a four-day week, here’s what Civo's CEO learned from experimenting with the...

A WFH pay cut? Here’s why MT readers disagree.

MT Asks: Are you considering paying your remote staff less than your office workers? Here’s...

“We’re expected to be available all the time, and that has a cost” ...

The digital wellbeing expert, Dr Anastasia Dedyukhina, explains how the merging of our home and...

Leadership reading before returning to the office

From a remote leadership handbook to digital transformation best practice, Management Today rounds up the...

7 online networking tips for CEOs

MT Asks: How do you find and maintain a network solely through a screen?

These are the top renovations companies are implementing for hybrid working

Businesses are preparing their offices for "The Great Return".

How to ensure remote workers’ health, safety and welfare

Staying remote or going hybrid? Make sure you do the legwork.

How to stop your staff exodus

Conventional approaches to retention may be insufficient during the 'Great Resignation'.

Leaders should show compassion, not hypocrisy

Sounds obvious? Tell the PM.

‘Thursday is the new Monday’ – how the concept of office work will ...

Salesforce's UK COO shares a vision of collaboration spaces and a success-from-anywhere mindset.

Leadership clinic: My staff are refusing to come into the office

Octopus Group co-founder and chief executive Simon Rogerson answers questions on starting up, scaling up...

How to manage performance virtually

The future of work is remote - at least, part-time - so, it’s time...

Why the great office return may not be as straightforward as it seems ...

If we're not careful, we'll split the workforce into two increasingly alienated tribes.

Why this CEO banned emails from internal comms

The pandemic encouraged the CEO of Bolton-based Love Energy Savings to reassess corporate communications.

5 rules to manage the return to the office

A "back to work" checklist.

How your culture needs to change for hybrid work

Viewing hybrid as a temporary strategy can be disastrous, but jumping straight in can be...

81% of leaders are planning for more flexible work

An Institute of Directors survey sheds light on the future of recruitment and the office...

6 principles of successful hybrid working

No 3: Make the most out of friction, says this CEO.

Could new starters learn more over lunch than in the office?

For outsiders, my languorous lunch meeting probably looked like slacking off. In reality, it was...

Micro-breaks improve performance

Managers should take a more relaxed approach to tired team members, according to a study....