The productivity problem: Does the answer lie in absence?

Recent data revealed that UK businesses have seen a staggering 113 percent increase in stress-related leave since the pandemic began: exhaustion and burnout are pervasive amongst the population and the effects are being felt by businesses of all shapes and sizes. A recent example includes how US-based Bumble closed its offices around the world to give its entire workforce its …

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Workers feel ‘crushed’ by repetitive work tasks – is tech the answer?

Employees around the world think they’re wasting too much time on repetitive tasks, preventing them from serving their customers better and getting more creative at their jobs.  These are the conclusions echoed in UiPath’s latest report, the 2021 Office Worker Survey, which claims more than two-thirds of employees repeat the same tasks over and over again, wasting on average 4.5 …

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Why digitised Local Plans are the answer in the face of a planning system overhaul

The proposed shake-up of the planning system has seen some mixed reactions. In the recently launched planning white paper, the government sets out a new approach based on zoning certain areas, marking some for ‘substantial development’. With change comes skepticism and fear, and there are concerns this will leave many developers free to run riot. While some of those fears …

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Tech is not the only answer in a crisis

If you don’t have a resilient culture, your tech investment decisions are compromised from the start. Now there’s something to consider given the amount of attention that has been paid to the technologies that underpin remote working. Indeed, the pandemic has forced the hand of many organizations when it comes to their digital transformation strategy (or perhaps in some cases …

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