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What a labour lawyer had to say about firing 900 US workers over Zoom
The boss of Better.com coldly dismissed 900 people in a Zoom call. Heavily criticised, Vishal Garg has apologised but maintains the collective layoff.
Workers' paradise? Portugal's new remote work law blasted by critics
Portugal's new remote work law, which says employers can't text or email employees after work hours, is being blasted as being unworkable.
After Portugal, which countries are improving remote working laws?
Following Portugal's decision, we look at which countries in Europe are planning to rework their labour laws to support hybrid working.
Russian region extends non-working period as COVID-19 infections rise
Novgorod’s regional coronavirus task force has reported 284 new infections — double the daily tally from a month ago.
Remote work is providing huge opportunities for developing countries
Poorer countries will benefit the most as WFH (work from home) and WFA (work from anywhere) trends become more mainstream. Here's why.
Monitoring employees remotely is more about trust than control
Research says 80 per cent of employers are use monitoring software to oversee remote workers but this erodes trust and can lead to less productivity.
Would you accept being paid less to work remotely?
New plans could see Google employees who choose remote working paid less according to their location and cost of living.
Work-life balance: Will the future of work be remote?
Some people love it, others hate it, but one thing is certain, working from home might be a COVID-19 trend that is here to stay. Some experts are now calling on companies to create conditions for hybrid working models.
Get into beach-based working with these 7 digital nomad destinations
Fancy working from Mexico or Barbados? Well these paradise-like spots are offering 'digital nomad visas'.
The EU is planning new safety rules for the workplace - wherever it is
Nearly 40 per cent of employees worked at home during the pandemic. The EU is now looking to protect worker health and safety - wherever the office is.
Authenticity and openness are key leadership skills at Mercedes-Benz
A male-dominated industry hasn't stopped Bettina Fetzer from climbing the ranks at Mercedes-Benz. What did it take for a female leader like her to succeed?
Have Finns perfected the ultimate home office for remote working?
From the European country that normalised flexible working hours comes the practical home office on wheels designed for remote working.
Working from home is here to stay for these companies
The end of commuting, more office space and a better work-life balance. Meet the companies embracing remote working and making it permanent.
The COVID trend taking Japan by storm thanks to remote working
Make-up has long been a key element of female beauty routines. But in Japan, more and more men are embracing it to transform the way they look.
Can virtual wellness retreats really compete with a beach in Bali?
What it's like taking part in a wellness retreat from your living room.
Would you work from home in a snow cabin in Norway?
A popular winter destination has seen an increase in people using their holiday cabins as offices.
MEPs push for workers to have the right to digitally disconnect
The surge of remote working during COVID lockdowns has highlighted the importance of being able to digitally disconnect once you've done your hours.
My co-living lifestyle in Gran Canaria: Work hard, play harder
Dining alfresco and weekend boat trips? Ellie Swain tells us what it's like being a digital nomad.
Temperature regulating curtain keeps rooms at 25°C
The 'intelligent' curtain design was invented by two students in Berlin and could save you money on heating bills.
COVID-19: UK government encourages 'safe' return to office
Is it the beginning of the end of remote work?
COVID-19 lockdowns have shown all workers need a new right to disconnect from work at home ǀ View
Before the outbreak, just one in 10 people worked from home every day. But new research has found that almost 40% of EU citizens started working from home during confinement.
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COVID-19 pandemic is the 'perfect excuse to adopt four-day work week'
Do you think it's a good idea? Would working fewer hours each week help boost productivity?
Should Europe follow Twitter and make it easier to work at home?
Twitter is allowing its employees to work from home permanently. Should Europe shift to this model?
I love lockdown: meet the Europeans who don't want lockdown to end
Problematic, even hideous for some, lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for others.
Employees show us their weird and wonderful zoom set-ups at home
As more employees than ever try remote working, we look at the environmental benefits and how to make it a success.
The UK ICO’s modified approach to data regulation during COVID-19 is welcome but risks remain ǀ View
Businesses and organisations may draw some comfort from the ICO’s position during the current health emergency, but they would be wise to maintain data protection standards wherever possible and not to see the regulator’s approach as a “free pass.”