Employers ready to embrace remote and hybrid working in post-pandemic years

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Employers ready to embrace remote and hybrid working in post-pandemic years

Hybrid working looks likely to be the working model of the future, with just three-in-10 employees expecting their workforce back onsite full time in two years’ time, a survey by Willis Towers Watson has found.

The majority (85%) of businesses have anticipated that most employees who would like to return to the workplace will have done so by the end of 2021, the insurance company found, however working practices are unlikely to return to their pre-pandemic state. Employers have estimated around a quarter (23%) of the workforce will work remotely on a full-time basis in two years' time, while just more than two-in-five (41%) will embrace hybrid working. Lucie McGrath, director of health and benefits...

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