How to support a hybrid workforce

A response comment from Sridhar Iyengar, MD, Zoho Europe on the recent study from McKinsey which found that the proportion of employees showing a preference for a hybrid work pattern has increased by more than one-fifth (22%).

Make yourselves familiar with the new COVID rules from 17 May

People in Oxfordshire are being urged to familiarise themselves with the new (step three) national COVID-19 roadmap rules that will apply from Monday, 17 May so that they are aware of what they can and still cannot do.

Toyota to covertly mark more than 100,000 catalytic converters to combat theft

Toyota (GB) is spending more than £1 million to covertly mark more than 100,000 parts on older cars which could be the target of catalytic converter theft, to help police arrest and charge criminals. The service is free to owners.

FDM Group announces 1,000th ex-forces placement in the tech sector job

FDM Group, the FTSE 250 professional services firm, today announces that it has placed over 600 ex-forces candidates into 1,000 job roles in the tech and professional services sector. The 1,000th placement milestone was reached in Spring this year and reflects the company’s continued commitment in empowering military personnel to enter an exciting career in the IT industry.

Lighten your lifestyle with exclusive resident facilities at Berkeley’s Lumina

The last year has placed a higher importance on health and wellbeing, resulting in a new found love for keeping fit, exercising, and enjoying the outdoors. As these new lifestyle choices take priority, leading a healthier way of life is set to continue indefinitely[1].

More than half of the UK workforce are dreading dressing smartly on their return to the office rather than worries over COVID-19, survey reveals

New study shows that 58% of Brits said one of the main things they are not looking forward to when returning to their place of work is having to look smart and dress in office attire.

COEL has won Business of the Year (company employing more than 50 employees) at the SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards.

The annual awards ceremony highlights the success and growth of businesses across a diverse range of sectors. COEL is a design and fit out company for offices and laboratories which offers a full turnkey service.

Water regulator Ofwat flooded with over 20,000 malicious emails this year

The Water Services Regulation Authority, known as Ofwat, which regulates the private water and sewerage industry in England and Wales, has been flooded with a total of 21,486 malicious emails so far in 2021, according to official figures.

‘You plus two’ invite to the ICAEW East of England Economic Summit

Six months on from our first Summit we will be looking at how things have moved on and the recovery prospects for our local economy. We have a stellar set of speakers lined up including Jane Patterson-Todd, Dr David Cleevely CBE, C-J Green, Chris Sargisson, Anne Bailey, Laraine Moody, Duncan Baker MP, Fiona McGonigle and Doug Field. See below for the full line-up of speakers…this really is not to be missed!

Quarter of UK businesses to close or downsize offices as UK embraces hybrid working

This morning, City AM has reported that more than a quarter (26%) of UK businesses will either close, downsize or consolidate their offices in the coming months, as companies move to hybrid working models. More than half (53%) of businesses plan to offer more flexible or remote working policies, while 30 per cent are expecting employees in the office between one and three days per week, research by YouGov for HR tech firm Applaud found.

Lanistar secures FCA approval to operate as EMD Agent of Modulr

Lanistar, the payment card and account provider built to match the Millennial’s lifestyle, today announces that it has secured approval of its application to operate as an EMD (Electronic Money Directive) Agent of Modulr (Modulr FS Limited) in the UK.

Toyota Announces Much-Reduced On the Road Pricing for New Mirai Fuel Cell Saloon

Toyota has announced prices and specifications for its new zero emission Mirai fuel cell saloon, confirming a 24 per cent reduction in the on-the-road price to £49,995 for the entry-level Design variant, with business contract hire rates starting from £435 per month* (excluding VAT).