A study by Women in Banking and Finance (WIBF) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has revealed that workers in financial services prefer flexible working arrangements, rather than a set quota on the number of days they are expected to be in the office. More importantly, the study suggests that this arrangement may yield greater efficiency.
The Covid pandemic caused many companies to consider new ways of working, with quite a number of them opting for more flexible, hybrid approaches. The WIBF and LSE report found that "remote-first" arrangements, where working from home is the primary option, either had no impact on productivity or, in some cases, produced a positive impact.
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