Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Getting Britain Connected by 2025: Are we there yet?

by Brett Shepherd, Group COO Infrastructure at VX Fiber
Tuesday 26 January 21

According to the Centre for Economics & Business Research (CEBR) as a direct result of Covid-19 we are seeing an emergence of three types of UK workers: those who mainly work in a workplace (e.g. an office); those who mainly work at home; and those who do a bit of both (also known as Hybrid working). As a result, by 2025 approximately 25 per cent of the UK workforce (6 million people) will be working from home on any given day. In 2019, according to the ONS, this figure was just over 5 per cent.   To sustain this exponential rise in home workers - and to meet the UK government&rsquo…

According to the Centre for Economics & Business Research (CEBR) as a direct result of Covid-19 we are seeing an emergence of three types of UK workers: those who mainly work in a workplace (e.g. an office); those who mainly work at home; and those who do a bit of both (also known as Hybrid working). As a result, by 2025 approximately 25 per cent of the UK workforce (6 million people) will be working from home on any given day. In 2019, according to the ONS, this figure was just over 5 per cent.   To sustain this exponential rise in home workers - and to meet the UK government&rsquo…

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