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More People Work From Home Permanently in UK

As many as a quarter of British employees could end up working from home for good, bosses anticipate, as companies plan for permanent changes after Covid-19.  One in four people to work from home permanently in UK.  “By and large, this massive forced experiment in home-working has been very successful. Sectors have been able to maintain....

Monitoring Remote Working Employees With Software that Takes Screenshots

Shibu Philip is the founder of Transcend – a small London-based firm that buys beauty products wholesale and re-sells them online.For the last year and a half he has used Hubstaff software to track his workers’ hours, keystrokes, mouse movements and websites visited. With seven employees based in India, he says the software ensures “there....

The Upside To Starting A Freelance Business In The COVID-19 Pandemic

With COVID-19 shredding whole sectors of Britain’s economy, certainty and predictability have gone out the window. If you find yourself being either furloughed or sent to work from home, now is the time to seriously explore Freelancing as a viable option. Business confidence is collapsing and unemployment and chronic underemployment are on the rise. Employers....

UK EMPLOYMENT PLUMMETS: IS THIS THE START OF THE AGE OF THE FREELANCER?

New figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that employment in the UK has fallen by as much as 220,000 – the largest such rise since 2009. Research from The Future Strategy Club, has found that 29% of business leaders have already streamlined their teams during the pandemic and, in many cases,....