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Senior service: the older office workers welcoming change

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at the group of office workers most likely to benefit from radical reverses in workplace design towards privacy and flexibility

Undercover: do older workers in the US still get a raw deal?

Forty years ago, designer Pattie Moore dressed as old woman in a unique social experiment to investigate ageism in America’s cities. Can we say things have improved?

The big question: which workers get to stay at home?

In our latest briefing, we talk to an expert in behavioural science about making decisions on who should continue to work remotely in a hybrid model - and we take in positive soundings from the South Korean office market

How the 100-year life has thrown down a challenge to employers

In their latest book, longevity experts Lynda Gratton and Andrew J Scott explore how companies can successfully manage longer and less linear working lives

Cover up: should employees wear a face mask in the office?

In our weekly WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing, we look at the debate about whether to wear a face mask in the workplace - and at how smart buildings can improve air quality and other factors vital to support a successful return to the office

The great return: what will it take to make employees feel safe?

In our regular roundup of new workplace perspectives, we share a survey of office employees on safety and wellbeing, and capture the views of an American pioneer of organisational network analysis

Road to recovery: digital living in the doughnut economy

Amid the pandemic, companies and individuals alike are embracing digital services as never before. Can a doughnut economy model support a more equitable recovery?

The path from crisis: four things to look at in detail

In our weekly WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing, we report on how a social campaigner for fair and decent work practices is proposing a four-stage process to manage change