Forcing a Return to the Office

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 18 October 2023
Charlotte Eakin
Think People
Issues covered: Remote and Hybrid Working


Over the last three years, remote and hybrid working have reshaped workplace norms and given employees increased power with regards to flexibility and where they work. A recent report published by CIPD highlights that 83% of organisations have a form of hybrid working in place at the moment.  Looking at the wider impact of hybrid working post-pandemic, firms who offer it to their employees report that attraction and retention of talent is up 61% and 53% of firms state they are able to recruit a more diverse workforce. However, the negative impacts that remote working can bring are that employees’ connection with the purpose of their organisation is reported to have fallen

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Charlotte Eakin
Think People

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