Although over 82% of workers are keen to work remotely in future, they face a number of challenges in doing so – and the younger generation is particularly adversely affected, according to new research.
No programming required: Amazon Web Services launches ‘Honeycode’ to help businesses build apps and websites
Amazon Web Services has launched Amazon Honeycode, a fully managed service that allows customers to build mobile and web applications – with no programming required, with Slack and SmugMug among customers already planning to use the service.
Two fifths of managers believe their company would benefit from remote working in the future, and would consider encouraging their company to be fully remote beyond the pandemic, according to new research.
Poor processes, few face-to-face meetings, a lack of focus on how clients can improve and the dominance of ‘cost-only’ KPIs mean brands are missing a major chance to enhance their relationships with agency partners around the world and deliver smarter communications, according to new research.
Youth marketing agency Livity has set up a new initiative called #BrandShareTheMic as a call to arms for brands – and the agencies supporting them – to take positive action to showcase the spectrum of standout Black talent by magnifying their voices on Friday 3rd July.
Workspace strategy firm Unispace has launched a new concept for workplace design that addresses the evolution of the workplace in a post-COVID-19 business landscape.
‘Circle back’, ‘reach out’ and ‘disambiguate’ are among the most annoying overused phrases in business, with a number of pandemic-related buzzwords already making the list, according to new data.
Health engagement firm Tictrac has secured £6m in its latest funding round, bringing its total investment raised to £13.5m.
With social distancing measures expected to remain in place until the end of 2020 at least, employees should expect to continue working remotely for the foreseeable future.
However, a new survey has found that many UK employees are still not being properly supported through this phase by their employers.
Microsoft is replacing up to 50 journalists and replacing them with AI robots designed to pick suitable news stories.
Almost three quarters (73%) of UK businesses expect COVID-19 to bring about a new wave of workplace and industry automation.
Uber is cutting a further 3,000 jobs as the ride hailing app is hit by the second wave of major lay-offs at the company in just two weeks.
Twitter will let its employees work from home permanently following the COVID-19 pandemic, and won’t reopen until September 2020 with few exceptions.
Over half of UK firms (53%)businesses have seen increased or unchanged productivity following lockdown-implemented remote working, according to new research.
In collaboration with industry experts from the International Chambers of Commerce, the World Economic Forum and the World Wide Web Foundation, Dun & Bradstreet hosted a webinar explaining the impact of the pandemic on global markets and economies; both now and in future. This report highlights some of the key learning outcomes from the event.
UX agency Sigma has launched Workplace Express, a platform for streamlining internal communications and working practices, while working remotely, to help businesses continue to operate during the current global crisis.
As technology and automation continues to advance at a staggering rate, the job sector will too, quickly adapting to support breakthroughs across industries. New research looks at 12 types of jobs that don’t exist yet, but could be crucial roles in the coming decades.
Workers have reported improvements in productivity and mental health over the past several weeks due to the rise in remote working and see light at the end of the tunnel, but engagement and motivation remain low, according to new research.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to cuts to all forms of marketing activity in the UK, dropping 6.1% overall, but marketers are being urged to think twice before pulling spend, according to the latest IPA Bellwether report.