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With the right change and the right technology
there’s no wrong way to work

UK employees now want to work remotely for at least half the week, according to our latest report with the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr).

But how have new ways of working helped employers?

Our Cebr report uncovered a 3.4% increase in productivity and a 3.6% increase in employee satisfaction thanks to increased remote working. Better still, those organisations saw a 4.9% boost to customer satisfaction.

 
 

69% of UK organisations plan to make hybrid working their future everyday as a result. But while catering for everyone working from home is one thing, managing people working in multiple different locations at once is another challenge entirely.

 

How do you get it right without putting your customer experience, employee engagement or sensitive data at risk? Whether you want your people to be mostly in the office, mostly remote or somewhere in between, this page is all about helping you answer that question.

 
 
 
 

Five working styles in a post-pandemic world

 
 

Work-from-homer

Work-from-homer

They’d happily never step foot in an office again. Like interacting with certain colleagues, they believe collaboration is best done at a distance. And they shudder at the thought of commuting for anything longer than 15 seconds.

Modernist

Modernist

They’re all for working remotely. Sometimes at home in their tracky Bs. Sometimes in a local café feeding their latte habit. But they do crave regular colleague interaction that doesn’t rely on well-behaved WiFi. A day or two a week in the office is usually more than enough.

Nomad

Nomad

The idea of ‘going to work’ seems absurd to them. Work is where the WiFi is. And as long as they’ve got their laptop and phone the whole world is their office. They take each working day as it comes, logging on when and where it feels right.

Smart-casual

Smart-casual

They do their best work when they’re surrounded by real-life colleagues, so the office is where they spend most of their time. But they do mix it up with regular remote days, maybe once a week or so.

Purist

Purist

They believe working from home is a crime against collaboration and creativity. Work should be done in an office. With humans. And they wish people would stop talking about the ‘new normal’ and get back to glorious, meeting room reality.

 
 

How does your team want to work?

Share our quiz with them today to learn their working styles.

 
 

Find your combination

No organisation is the same. And the makeup of your workforce will likely change from one year to the next. The important thing is to allow any combination of these five working styles to collaborate seamlessly. That said, we’ve included three typical scenarios below that most employers can probably relate to.

Click the links for tips and guidance on how to manage each of them effectively.

 
 

Mainly remote

50% WFHomer / 30% Nomad
/ 20% Modernist

Your people mostly work from home or wherever they’re most productive. You don’t need a big office space, but you might have hubs for face-to-face meetings.

 
 

Hybrid approach

40% Smart-casual / 50% Modernist
/ 10% Purist

You ask people to be in the office at least two or three days a week, but beyond that you leave it up to them.

 
 

Mainly office-based

60% Purist
/ 40% Smart-casual

You prefer people to work in the office. Or perhaps it’s required for their roles. But you still need to enable remote working when it’s necessary.

 
 

Three Years of Progress

How Covid-driven digital change is transforming the way we work and live for the better

Investing in the following three areas could add £236 billion to UK GDP by 2040, according to our latest report with the Centre for Economics and Business Research, bringing huge benefits to everyone who lives and works here in the process:

  1. Hybrid working technologies
  2. More digital services
  3. Better use of data

Want to know how? And what it means for you?

 
 
 
 
 
 

Talk to an expert now

No pushy sales stuff, honest. Just a whole lot of knowledge and advice from our specialist hybrid working technology team.

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Contact one of our hybrid working experts now.

0808 291 5429

 
 

 
 
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