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Insecure income, boredom and physical health now impacting employee wellbeing

Having an insecure financial situation, being bored in both work and free time, and worsening physical health were the biggest factors affecting employee’s wellbeing, during the first covid-19 lockdown, according to new research from emlyon business school.

Contributor: Professor Joonas Rokka - Emlyon Business School | Published: 30 June 2021

Only four percent will return to pre-pandemic ways of working

The renewed focus on wellbeing is important not only for managing remote workforces but defining new ways of working as we emerge from the pandemic. So called ‘hybrid working’ will look different for each organisation, with only four per cent predicting a return to their previous way of working.

Contributor: Tim Kellett, Director - Paydata | Published: 23 June 2021

Only 15% of UK workers want to return back to the office full-time

- 73% of UK workers would accept a reduction in pay in return for being able to work remotely permanently - Only 15% of Brits want to go back to the office full-time - 40% of respondents believe that employers should be able to prevent employees from travelling abroad for holiday due to Covid-19

Contributor: Jane Sloane - CIPHR | Published: 19 June 2021

Most employees are not convinced workplaces are COVID safe

More than two-thirds of employees (68 per cent) are worried about contracting Coronavirus when they return to their place of work after UK restrictions ease, a new survey has found. The survey, carried out by JD Cooling Group, the UK’s leading independent supplier of environmental control systems, found that despite the extensive vaccine roll out, many people remain cautious about the prospect of a return to the office.

Contributor: Mike Gould - JD Cooling | Published: 19 May 2021