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.

Yes to office buzz, no to office fuss

Yes to office buzz, no to office fuss

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

Should it become illegal to contact staff after hours?

Should it become illegal to contact staff after hours?

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

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

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...

Are Gen Z staff 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...

Does being together in a room beat 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...

The end of the 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

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”

“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...

Can you still say no to a flexible working request?

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,...

Why hybrid working will expose bad managers

Why hybrid working will expose bad managers

The pandemic will force managers to raise their game

Happiness is...being in the 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?

Hybrid working: Should you set in-office days?

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

Does hybrid working spell the end for formal attire?

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...

3 essential leadership skills for a post-Covid world

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

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

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...

Hybrid work policies: See how your firm compares

Hybrid work policies: See how your firm compares

What does the future of work look like? Keep up, with Management Today’s live blog...

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

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”

“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

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

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

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

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

How to stop your staff exodus

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

Leaders should show compassion, not hypocrisy

Leaders should show compassion, not hypocrisy

Sounds obvious? Tell the PM.

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

5 rules to manage the return to the office

A "back to work" checklist.

How your culture needs to change for hybrid work

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

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

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?

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

Micro-breaks improve performance

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

When team building backfires

When team building backfires

Research suggests that mandatory bonding can have the opposite effect.

The rise of the contingent workforce

The rise of the contingent workforce

Even before Covid, highly motivated, highly talented professionals - and their employers - were gravitating...

How to stop the office return causing conflict

How to stop the office return causing conflict

Professional mediator Clive Lewis on oppressive cultures, being sincere and the importance of convincing, not...

What will a hybrid workplace mean for managers?

What will a hybrid workplace mean for managers?

A few reflections from Management Today's return to the newsroom.

How to manage ‘work from anywhere’ teams

How to manage ‘work from anywhere’ teams

There are things you can do to improve motivation and camaraderie.