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.

Hybrid Working

Is Boris Johnson right to say “working from home doesn’t work?”

MT Asks: With major public figures, including our very own Prime Minister, casting doubt over...

Power Part Timers

Is part-time still a dirty word in business?

Two job-sharing intelligence chiefs save lives and still work part-time. It's time to drop the...

Dark side of hybrid working

Proximity bias and career regression: the dark side to hybrid working

There are hidden downsides to hybrid working that might be impacting your female employees

Too remote: hybrid working can hinder DE&I

Don’t let hybrid working destroy your DE&I strategy

Research warns businesses running hybrid working models risk sucking the oxygen out of their DE&I...

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What employers can learn about the 'great return' from a military wife

For many, the experience of being asked to work from home and then return to...

Hybrid work should focus on outputs, not time or place

Getting hybrid working right is a lengthy process of trial and error. But Clear Review's...

MT asked leaders whether it’s easier or harder to manage a hybrid team.

Is it harder to manage a hybrid team?

MT Asks: Now that the dust has settled on hybrid working, we ask business leaders...

What new hires want

Here's what new hires really want

A new Gallup poll offers answers on how to make your employee value proposition more...

How to grow your soft skills

A tough leader? You may be the reason staff are leaving

Your tough leadership approach could be impacting the bottom line and causing employees to jump...

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Do staff need more direction in a hybrid workplace?

In our evolving hybrid working world, do staff need more freedom or focus from their...

Interview ghosting

Why it's time to stop ghosting

Research reveals that leaders are the worst offenders of ghosting in the workplace.

Four day week

Four-day week: How to know if it’s right (or not) for your firm ...

Q&A with business consultant, Jane Sparrow, on what to consider before condensing your firm’s working...

Offices open for business

It's official: the office is back

Remember when workplaces were seen as environments people put up with? Not anymore – staff...

Ivan McKee

Scottish Business Minister: "We only want investors that share our values around fair ...

After Edinburgh was named the Best City for Business 2022, MT caught up with the...

The four-day week - or three day weekend - is on trial

Leaders give their verdict on the four-day week

MT Asks: With working from home and flexi-hours increasingly becoming workplace norms, why not also...

Meeting etiquette

Another coronavirus casualty: Meeting etiquette

In a digital era where we no longer see our peers leaving their desks to...

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.