The Telegraph has published an article detailing MPs plans to push for a new law that requires bosses to send staff home if workplace temperatures rise above 30 degrees. As England swelters today, it may encourage some employers to embrace a remote working policy so staff can remain productive in the comfort of their homes.
We live in a world that is constantly connected; a world where collaboration is encouraged via every piece of technology we own. We can share stories, opinions, jokes, and more, through our various online profiles. We communicate via telephone, over the internet and, now most prevalently, via video. In fact, by 2019 over 80% of all internet traffic will be video.
Traditionalists may call it pandering to the millennial age, who now make up the largest number of people in work today, but the ‘work/life balance’ is here to stay. Whether or not you buy into the myth of the millennial, the truth is that they have greatly influenced the modern workplace. This has happened to the extent that even older generations are throwing themselves into new working practices, realising that they can get more, and give more, from work than they ever have done.