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A third of small businesses say pandemic support was unhelpful
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SMB

A third of small businesses say pandemic support was unhelpful

Out of the 1,451 businesses surveyed by the FSB, 237 reported not receiving any support since the start of the pandemic
23 Jul 2021
Bank of England tells staff to come into the office one day a week
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Bank of England tells staff to come into the office one day a week

However, COO Joanne Place warns that the "pull" of the office might be bigger than anticipated
6 Jul 2021
CBI calls for more clarity as UK scraps work from home guidance
The prime minister Boris Johnson during a covid news briefing
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CBI calls for more clarity as UK scraps work from home guidance

The government wants employees and employers to "work out for themselves" whether they continue with remote work
6 Jul 2021
Remote workers suffered most mental distress during pandemic, report claims
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flexible working

Remote workers suffered most mental distress during pandemic, report claims

The report comes as Boris Johnson prepares to lift lockdown restrictions, but there's no clear line on working from home
5 Jul 2021
UK city centres to lose 'billions' as a result of hybrid working
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UK city centres to lose 'billions' as a result of hybrid working

The UK government is reportedly looking at ways to support hybrid approaches, despite the loss of footfall traffic to shops and restaurants
21 Jun 2021
Google shuts down London Campus for startups
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Google shuts down London Campus for startups

The tech giant will still offer support for the UK's startup ecosystem, but it will no longer have a physical hub in the capital
21 Jun 2021
IT Pro News in Review: Massive internet outage, Colonial Pipeline recovers ransom, UK can’t fill digital jobs
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IT Pro News in Review: Massive internet outage, Colonial Pipeline recovers ransom, UK can’t fill digital jobs

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11 Jun 2021
AWS warns of the dangers of digital stagnation post-pandemic
Darren Hardman, AWS head of operations in the UK and Ireland
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS warns of the dangers of digital stagnation post-pandemic

Businesses need 'leadership muscle' to implement a culture that can continue to adapt to new technologies, says UK and Ireland chief
9 Jun 2021
Almost half of workers would share health data with their employer
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data protection

Almost half of workers would share health data with their employer

However, a fifth said they do not trust their organisation to use their personal health data responsibly
4 Jun 2021
Half of UK firms to cut office space
An office space with a reduced number of desks and chairs
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Half of UK firms to cut office space

Hybrid working "embedded" into the working culture of many organisations, PwC survey suggests
3 Jun 2021
'Work is no longer a place' Zoom says after posting 191% year-on-year growth
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'Work is no longer a place' Zoom says after posting 191% year-on-year growth

Video conferencing platform continues its pandemic-fueled growth, but analysts predict a sharp fall is due
2 Jun 2021
Zoom to launch virtual events platform in the summer
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Zoom to launch virtual events platform in the summer

Video call firm says Zoom Events is the "perfect solution" for our future hybrid conferences
20 May 2021
London-based employees most likely to work from home, ONS finds
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London-based employees most likely to work from home, ONS finds

A new survey suggests remote work doubled during the pandemic, but not everywhere
18 May 2021
Samsung becomes latest big name to pull out of MWC 2021
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Samsung becomes latest big name to pull out of MWC 2021

The company said it no longer plans to exhibit at this year's show over attendee safety concerns
11 May 2021
Three keys to a long-term remote working strategy
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Three keys to a long-term remote working strategy

With remote working set to continue, short-term solutions must be developed into long-term strategies
14 Apr 2021
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1 Apr 2021
Google is the latest to pull out of an in-person Mobile World Congress
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Google is the latest to pull out of an in-person Mobile World Congress

Numerous safety measures have so far failed to convince some of MWC's largest exhibitors
1 Apr 2021
Huawei posts record profits despite turbulent 2020
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Business operations

Huawei posts record profits despite turbulent 2020

The company's enterprise business managed to achieve 23% year-on-year growth
31 Mar 2021
Microsoft will put hybrid work into practice with HQ reopening
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Microsoft will put hybrid work into practice with HQ reopening

Employees will be given the choice to return to the office, to continue working remotely, or to do a mixture of both
23 Mar 2021
We'll meet again: The future of business meetings and travel are still in doubt
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We'll meet again: The future of business meetings and travel are still in doubt

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11 Mar 2021
Sony follows Ericsson's lead with early MWC exit
The Fira Grand Via in Barcelona, Spain
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Sony follows Ericsson's lead with early MWC exit

The company has confirmed to IT Pro that it will not be participating in this year's Barcelona tech conference
10 Mar 2021
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
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