Siemens embraces flexible working – Siemens is adopting a new model that will allow its 380,000 employees worldwide to work from anywhere they feel comfortable “for an average of two to three days a week.” https://bit.ly/3m5UECx
PwC expects majority of U.K. Staff to work remotely post-Covid – PwC, one of the so-called Big Four accounting firms, is predicting a more even split between office and home working in the medium-to-long term, spokesperson Richard Pain said. Usage of its offices has plunged during the crisis, with a little more than a quarter of its U.K. employees spending time in one of its 20 offices in the country last week, he added. https://bloom.bg/3bKhdYI
Have you ever considered remote working from the Barbados? theconversation.com looks at the countries which have launched remote work-friendly visas. Barbados, Bermuda, Estonia and Georgia’s remote work-friendly are already available! https://bit.ly/2Zo3B0m
Some companies have embraced remote work well before Covid-19. Whereby, the video collaboration company from Norway, gives 6 tips for nailing remote work. Whereby’s organisational culture is “to give people freedom and flexibility to live and work where they thrive.” There are now 48 people in 17 locations across 6 time zones, delivering a simple solution for video meetings with paying customers in 150+ countries. https://bit.ly/33gJGSg
What the future of work could look like? – As companies experiment new ways of working post-Covid, the BBC looks at the potential of hybrid work which is a model that can encompasses many possible systems. https://bbc.in/3m7jLEZ
Deutsche Bank surveys 800 markets professionals to better understand if they feel they are more or less productive working from home – Although, on balance, most people still think they’re more rather than less productive when they work from home, the optimal solution for the future of work seems to be shaping up as two or three days a week at home and the rest in the office.