Flexible Working

18Jul 2019

Working amongst other businesses and like-minded professionals in a shared workspace, has been steadily growing in popularity with the rise of the millennial generation and their quest for more flexible and collaborative working options. But coworking workspaces are no longer solely reserved for startups or freelance workers; businesses of all shapes and sizes have quickly […]

24Jun 2019

Companies are waking up to the advantages of remote working for their employees. One benefit of having a remote working policy is the cost implications of requiring less office space and using less power and bandwidth. But in an employee’s market, talented people at the top of their game can pick and choose companies to […]

31May 2019

Everyone has seen photos of regimented offices from the 1940s, where rows of office staff, each with their allocated desks, tap away on typewriters or fill in paperwork. But strip away the machines, furniture and fashions and you’re left with a system that is still in use all around the world: one employee, one desk. […]

01May 2019

Maintaining a work-life balance is easy when you’re smart, right? Wrong. Despite working harder and smarter than ever, most of us struggle to balance work and home life. This wasn’t always the case. In previous decades, there was a clear separation between life at the coalface and life back at home. But these days, with […]

13Feb 2019
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Remote working can lead to more motivated staff, lower overheads and a greener carbon footprint. Here’s why it’s worth considering. Ask a group of office-based professionals what they think about remote working and you’ll get a mixed response. On the one hand, there’ll be concerns about productivity, while others might be more enthusiastic about the […]

14Nov 2014

Long daily commutes, phones constantly ringing and annoying colleagues.   Working in an office can have many downsides but also has many advantages, here are just a few; Collaboration Bouncing ideas around the room is much more productive if there is more than one person throwing opinions into the ring. You are much more likely […]

06Nov 2013

With icy winter months creeping in, working from home may be the perfect solution to avoid disrupted public transport routes, traffic jammed motorways and slippery footpaths. For those wishing to be productive and at the same time, staying in close proximity to family ties, taking the office “home” should be considered more than a contingency […]

16Apr 2013

Easy Offices has written a few blog posts on home working and / or flexible working this year. There’s no doubt it’s one of the current industry ‘buzz words’ as more and more companies seek innovative ways to accommodate their staff and create the perfect environment for them to work in. Improvements in communications and […]

28Feb 2013

It’s being widely reported Yahoo’s chief executive Marissa Mayer recently issued an edict that staff are no longer allowed to work from home. An internal memo, allegedly from HR was received by staff instructing those who work from home will be expected to relocate to the nearest office. The memo has been quoted as saying that […]

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