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.

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.

Are people more productive at home or are they just working longer hours?

Are people more productive at home or are they just working longer hours? ...

In lockdown and beyond managers will need to know how to spot burnout.

The science of Zoom fatigue

The science of Zoom fatigue

In case you missed it: Why video calls are so exhausting.

What workers in Wuhan can tell you about the return to the office

What workers in Wuhan can tell you about the return to the office ...

A study of office returners in China suggests that employees should 'warm-up' if they want...

Boris is wrong: Remote working will be the new normal

Boris is wrong: Remote working will be the new normal

WFH isn't Marmite - most of us don't completely love it or completely hate it....

The great WFH dilemma

The great WFH dilemma

Your imminent decision on remote working will affect your business for years to come (no...

Where I Work: Mallorca

Where I Work: Mallorca

Leaving London for Spain’s equivalent to Shoreditch has been the “silver lining” to the pandemic...

3 things you need to know about the return to work

3 things you need to know about the return to work

Insights on social cohesion, work-life balance and corporate purpose.

Where I Work: My forever home (office)

Where I Work: My forever home (office)

Having ditched their "swanky office in London", Bishopsgate Financial's founder and CEO Mike Hampson has...

Which values will matter most when offices reopen?

Which values will matter most when offices reopen?

Have your say on what you want company culture to look like post-Covid.

How to entice employees back to the office

How to entice employees back to the office

Management Today Asks: What leaders are doing to make the workplace more appealing.

The communication habits of successful remote teams

The communication habits of successful remote teams

Researchers suggest communicating in ‘bursts’.

Where I Work: The caravan on my drive

Where I Work: The caravan on my drive

"As long as I have my laptop, my phone and a good WiFi signal, it...