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Cotswold Company guest blog: Why hybrid working is the future

In March 2020, many workers were required to work from home full time due to the pandemic. Businesses scrambled to put in place effective remote working processes and tools and we became all too familiar with the phrase “You’re on mute!”. However, while this change seemed strange and new, pre-pandemic there was already a significant [...]

Communicating with employees during COVID-19

This year has shown the importance of staying in touch with your remote employees, whether they're working from home or are on furlough. As we reach the end of the second lockdown in England, many have reached a point of fatigue with virtual communication. Along with potential technical difficulties, the novelty of video meetings could [...]

Positive change: How COVID-19 has changed office life for good

The ever-changing landscape of 2020 has forced UK businesses to change their every day in unexpected ways. As offices reopen, aspects of work-life must continue to be reinvented to keep everyone safe, happy and productive. The workplace likely won’t return to how we know it until a vaccine is readily available, and we have to adjust suitably [...]

Working from home: Supporting employee mental health during lockdown

In past blogs, we have discussed the importance of mental health in the workplace. However, as we enter the start of a second month in lockdown in the UK, the mental health of many is facing new challenges. Those who can, now work from home (WFH) for the foreseeable, while others have been furloughed or [...]