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While CEOs sound off, HR departments are preparing for hybrid

In a new podcast for the Financial Times, Jeremy Myerson and Philip Ross, authors of the book Unworking, explain why the return to office needs a better rationale to succeed

Mind games: wellbeing programmes that do little for employees

New research from the University of Oxford indicates that corporate mental health interventions for individuals have little or no effect. Where do employers go next?

Touchstone of trust: are you confident your CEO is honest?

A quarter of employees don’t trust their company leaders to be transparent and less than half think they listen. Why trust will be a make-or-break issue in 2024

Why London still leads the way: is this the unsinkable city?

Despite fire, flooding, plague and political missteps, the UK’s capital shows no signs of slowing down any time soon as it retains its position as a global power

Why we need more walking routes in and around the workplace

New research from Stanford University shows that walking can improve the quality of negotiations – and it’s just the latest in a line of academic studies explaining why we need to get up and walk about

Review of 2023: the struggle to make hybrid working happen

The big future-of-work story of 2023 was the move to adopt hybrid working across a variety of business sectors. Here we recall some of WORKTECH Academy’s key stories on an unfolding drama

Ascending with AI: how to leverage this technology in 2024

In 2023 we saw significant developments in AI, but can we move into the new year with a better sense of how we can activate artificial intelligence tools in the workplace to benefit everyone?

Light ahead: preparing for UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030

Meeting the UN goals on sustainable development 2030 means that lighting manufacturers must help office occupiers get their house in order. Here’s what Fagerhult is planning for the future