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Biggest concern for returning employees is commute on public transport

According to a nationally-representative survey into 2,000 UK workers, conducted by corporate transport technology specialist Kura, nearly 60% of workers across the UK hold real concerns around the commute post-Covid.

Contributor: Godfrey Ryan, CEO - Kura | Published: 31 August 2021

One fifth of UK workers do not intend to commute again

Almost one in five workers do not intend to return to the office again post pandemic, largely due to ongoing concerns around infection control on public transport

Contributor: Godfrey Ryan - Kura | Published: 9 July 2021

Business trips are back

Today Emburse – a global leader in expense management and accounts payable automation – is announcing the findings from a recent YouGov survey aiming to understand current attitudes towards business travel. The survey of 1202 prospective business travellers found 70% of respondents agree travelling for work and conducting in-person meetings will help strengthen business relationships – which appeared to be the consensus regardless of age or gender across those surveyed.

Contributor: Kenny Eon, GM and SVP EME - Emburse | Published: 12 June 2021

Covid: how to support employees stranded abroad

With Covid restrictions constantly changing and evolving worldwide, many employees taking business trips to other countries, or already working abroad, have found that they are suddenly either banned from returning to their home country or not allowed to leave the country they have visited. Employers must ensure they are able to support employees who are stranded away from home.

Contributor: Sarah Dennis, Head of International - Towergate Health & Protection | Published: 14 April 2021

Transport industry urges leaders to ‘get on board’ with key worker travel plan

An alliance of private British transport operators and trade bodies, including Gett and the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT), has today written to the country’s political and civic leaders to offer their support in ensuring London’s key workers can travel to work safely amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Contributor: Mathew Hassell, CEO - Transport2 | Published: 4 April 2020

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How safe are your internationally seconded colleagues? 

The report from Healix International, outlines the potential security risks in 2019 underlines the need for organisations sending workers abroad to employ a wide-ranging scope when it comes to risk assessment and mitigation. The range of risks now present for those working abroad is probably at its broadest for decades.

Contributor: James Pothecary | Published: 3 February 2019

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How should employers handle rail disruption?

"Passengers continue to suffer from terrible disruption to their train services, particularly on Northern and GTR services. My Committee is launching an inquiry into the May 201 timetable change; we will begin by questioning Northern, GTR and Network Rail"

Contributor: Joanne Wells | Published: 8 June 2018

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London drops out of top ten most expensive business travel destinations

Geneva is the most expensive city in Europe for the fourth year in a row, as Swiss cities dominate the top ten. London drops three places this year, down to the sixth most expensive city in Europe for business travel. Geneva is once again the most expensive location in Europe for business travellers according to research by global mobility experts, ECA International (ECA).

Contributor: Simon Franklin | Published: 25 April 2018

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Majority of Brits don’t want a job that involves travelling

A third of UK workers would decline an offer that meant they had to travel. New research from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, reveals that the majority (77.5 percent) of Brits DON’T want a job that involves travelling. In fact, a further 28 percent claim that they would decline a job offer if it meant they had to travel.

Contributor: Lee Biggins | Published: 28 March 2018

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Motorists are not the public’s biggest highway grievance

The latest survey from Venson Automotive Solutions reveals that 44 percent of people would back the introduction of a ‘Civility Code' of conduct for motorists *, but car and van drivers are not seen as the biggest culprits when it comes to lacking common courtesy. Cyclists, joggers and smokers were cited as being the top three most discourteous when using public thoroughfares.

Contributor: Alison Bell | Published: 3 February 2018