UK gov flip-flops on remote work, wants it a standard for all jobs
Minister for women and equalities Liz Truss
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UK gov flip-flops on remote work, wants it a standard for all jobs

Job applications thought to attract 30% more interest when remote and flexible work is offered
5 Mar 2021
The best remote access solutions
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The best remote access solutions

We round up the top remote access software for mobile workers, including those with collaboration, screen-sharing and support tools
4 Mar 2021
Citrix rebuffs PM's claims that remote working will come to an end
The Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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Citrix rebuffs PM's claims that remote working will come to an end

Although employees are keen to return to in-person meetings, remote working will play a "huge role" in post-pandemic life
2 Mar 2021
Dropbox takes $400m hit after move to sublease office space
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Dropbox takes $400m hit after move to sublease office space

The "one-off" charge makes for disappointing Q4 results in an otherwise strong year
19 Feb 2021
Microsoft research suggests hybrid work is here to stay
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Microsoft research suggests hybrid work is here to stay

65% of surveyed employees feel no pressure to return to the workplace when restrictions are lifted
15 Feb 2021
Salesforce claims the 9-to-5 workday is dead
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Salesforce claims the 9-to-5 workday is dead

The cloud giant has announced it will allow some employees to work remotely on a permanent basis
10 Feb 2021
Google warns hybrid working could hinder its 'corporate culture'
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Google warns hybrid working could hinder its 'corporate culture'

Fresh reports from the tech giant suggest it still hasn't figured out a suitable remote working strategy for its employees
9 Feb 2021
Microsoft Viva is an employee platform designed for the new normal
People around the world using video conferencing services
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Microsoft Viva is an employee platform designed for the new normal

The tech giant wants to improve collaboration, wellbeing and learning while working remotely
4 Feb 2021
Zoom Rooms updates aim to facilitate hybrid working
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Zoom Rooms updates aim to facilitate hybrid working

Remote receptionists, virtual whiteboards and Alexa are set to keep us safe when we return to the office
4 Feb 2021
Workplace wellbeing in a WFH world
How to promote workplace wellbeing in a work-from-home world - The Business Briefing whitepaper
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Workplace wellbeing in a WFH world

Sample our exclusive Business Briefing content
28 Jan 2021
Flexible vs agile working
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Flexible vs agile working

Although they have similar meanings, it's important to differentiate between flexible and agile workplaces
26 Jan 2021
What are employers' responsibilities when we use personal tech to work from home?
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What are employers' responsibilities when we use personal tech to work from home?

With many more months of lockdown ahead of us, and workers reluctant to return to the office full time, it's time to think about roles and responsibil…
25 Jan 2021
Why can’t tech firms decide on working from home strategies?
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Why can’t tech firms decide on working from home strategies?

You’d have thought companies that peddle digital transformation would have more conviction in it
15 Dec 2020
Why flexibility is key for business
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Why flexibility is key for business

Dav Sandher, O2’s head of SMB product and propositions, on the shifting work models of 2020 and business collaboration post-COVID
24 Nov 2020
Remote working is here to stay, says Ginni Rometty
Former IBM CEO Ginni Rometty
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Remote working is here to stay, says Ginni Rometty

Former IBM boss suggests that the acceleration of digital transformation will continue after the pandemic
11 Nov 2020
What remote working lessons can we learn from the first lockdown?
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Business strategy

What remote working lessons can we learn from the first lockdown?

Get dressed, take breaks and look out for phishing emails - IT Pro’s expert advice for surviving the second lockdown
5 Nov 2020
RemotePC bolsters offerings to improve remote access
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RemotePC bolsters offerings to improve remote access

Improvements include 4K streaming and display support for processing-intensive applications
3 Nov 2020
Navigating uncertainty for your organisation
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Navigating uncertainty for your organisation

Increased flexibility and agility will be the key to post-pandemic economic recovery and the future of business
3 Nov 2020
The state of remote work
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The state of remote work

Preparing for business as usual - from anywhere
2 Nov 2020
Zoom adds support for in-meeting apps and live events
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Zoom adds support for in-meeting apps and live events

Plans for end to end encryption also revealed, four months after pledge to improve security
15 Oct 2020
Dropbox goes 'virtual-first' with permanent remote working
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Dropbox goes 'virtual-first' with permanent remote working

Four on-demand in-person studios will be established in San Fran, Seattle, Austin and Dublin
14 Oct 2020
BT adds Zoom to digital workplace portfolio
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BT adds Zoom to digital workplace portfolio

The company becomes the first to offer a fully-managed Zoom Meetings service
13 Oct 2020
Microsoft gives staff the option to work from home permanently
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Microsoft gives staff the option to work from home permanently

The announcement contradicts CEO Satya Nadella's warnings about the risks of remote working
12 Oct 2020