Taking action to protect gig workers

As the number of gig workers continues to rise, their employment status remains a contested area

Flexible working for the inflexible workplace

Companies that offer flexible working are known to have increased employee retention, more motivated and engaged staff, and access to wider talent pools when recruiting

How XR will transform workplace collaboration

With the ability to enhance communication across continents, extended reality is a boost for remote working and increased flexibility within organisations

Is a four-day week good for business?

The pros and cons of a four-day working week fuel a heated debate, which can split or unite bosses and staff

Flexible workspace is the future, but it faces challenges

flexible workspace culture oped

At the BCA we continually question the way in which workplaces operate, those which lead and those which follow. This is a people-watching process as it is people, not companies, who drive change

Can UK workers afford ‘enforced leisure’?

Woman reading

As robots and algorithms take more jobs, will enforced leisure be matched by sustained living standards?

How to get the best from workspaces

Google’s planned London headquarters near King’s Cross, designed by Heatherwick Studio and Bjarke Ingels Group

Business leaders must put a value on how workplaces foster morale and a shared vision, and provide the spaces needed to achieve their aims

Is flexible working really a good thing?

People on their smartphones

Businesses are adapting to manage remote workers and freelancers, whose flexible working may be convenient, but means they are “always on” and available anytime, anywhere