Rishi Sunak’s ‘return to the office’ call was ignored due to office operations concerns.
Many people have disregarded RISHI SUNAK’s recommendation to return to work after the coronavirus restrictions were lifted.
According to Remit Consulting, just a small number of officer staff have returned since the lockdown was lifted.
On July 19, the government’s advise to “work from home as much as feasible” was withdrawn.
According to the Telegraph, ahead of the so-called Freedom Day, the Chancellor noted that working remotely on Zoom throughout has been particularly damaging and “not terrific” for young people.
He went on to say that face-to-face contact is especially important for younger employees.
“I think that capacity to be in your office, be in your job, and learn from others more directly is something that is extremely vital for young people, especially,” he told the newspaper, “and I look forward to us progressively getting back to that.”
However, according to fresh statistics gathered by Remit Consulting, just a small number of employees have returned to work since then.
The number of employees at the office remained stable at 11.7 percent in the weeks following the lifting of restrictions.
It’s up from 11.1 percent before the new standards were implemented.
Firms have embraced a “hybrid” strategy in which employees alternate between working in the office and at home.
The data was “very alarming,” according to Zachary Gauge, an analyst at UBS.
“If it stays at that level, it is really concerning,” he told the Telegraph, “because you can’t maintain offices with barely 10% occupancy.”
“From September onwards, we’ll start to gain a better sense of what that entails…