Will Flexible Work and Virtual Offices Become the Norm?LONDON—A whopping 90 percent of UK professionals think flexible working, which includes telecommuting from a virtual office, will soon become the dominant employment model. So says new research from specialist HR recruiter Ortus.
HR professionals are even stronger in this flexible work prediction. Indeed, 96 percent of HR professionals said flexible work will be... Read more
Virtual Offices Could Reduce the Number of Sick DaysLONDON—Are you so stressed out it’s making you sick? That’s the story for seven out of 10 workers under 24 who call in sick. It’s not the flu—it is just stress—according to a survey by financial services provider Friends Life.
Telecommuting from a virtual office at least part time and help you alleviate stress. Virtual office technologies may keep you more connected than ever be... Read more
Reduce Exposure to Allergens With Virtual Office WorkLONDON—How often is your office cleaned? How does that contribute to workplace allergies? And—and this is the big question—how can working from a virtual office help?
An Allergy UK survey reveals that office cleaning is infrequent and doesn’t appear adequate enough to prevent the build up of house dust mites and allergens. In the survey, 37% said their office is... Read more
Have Allergies? A Virtual Office Could be Better for Your HealthLONDON—With the summer vacation season officially ending, Brits are buckling down at work. But Allergy UK warning that the office could actually be bad for our health. Could virtual offices be a better choice for people with allergies?
Allergy UK estimates that at least 5.7 million people could be allergic to their workplace—5.7 million people. Call it “work fev... Read more
Londoners Could Turn to Virtual Offices During OlympicsLONDON—London employers may be seeing a higher-than-usual number of requests for leave in the weeks before the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.
According to research from the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP), 14 percent of workers plan to take time off to attend the Games. Could virtual offices stem the tide of holiday requests? Some companies s... Read more