Culture

Will a legal ‘right to disconnect’ protect remote workers?

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at a survey supporting more protection for home workers, the cultural barriers to digital transformation, and the future of the legal workplace

Banking sector now the battleground over ‘inhumane’ work culture

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at the fall-out from the infamous Goldman Sachs internal survey of working conditions. Do we risk reverting to the all-hours office?

The Nowhere Office: advocating a shift from place to purpose

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at a new report which argues for a permanent departure from presenteeism – and at new projects to green the London cityscape

Could the borderless home be worse than the open office?

At a time when the future of open-plan space is under review, a re-reading of Billy Wilder classic 1960 movie The Apartment reminds us of the dangers of a corporate over-reach into private lives

Time for change: how organisations can become truly flexible

Flexibility is not exclusively rooted in space, there is an opportunity to experiment with flexible time as organisations look to become more flexible, says Professor Lynda Gratton

Overworking? How to fix your unhealthy work habits

Are exhausting jobs really necessary to achieve professional success? This WORKTECH Academy briefing looks at new research which views work-life balance as a cycle rather than a one-time fix

Low productivity and ill health? Blame your boss

Organisational culture and leadership skills need reassessing to manage employee wellbeing during a crisis, says leading psychologist Cary Cooper in an exclusive interview with WORKTECH Academy

Puzzle of Wellbeing: putting the post Covid-19 pieces together

Workplace wellbeing is clearly understood at the personal employee level, but less so when it comes to translating policies into company performance. A new report from 360 Workplace sets out to crack the code