Infographic: Is the rise of flexible working a myth?

New research, commissioned by Virgin and carried out by YouGov, has discovered that more than three quarters of office workers are not allowed to work remotely as often as they would like to. With only 7% of those asked saying they were allowed to do so on a regular basis...

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So, is the apparent change in our working culture not all it’s cracked up to be? This month we’ve heard detailed accounts of how co-working spaces, hot-desking, remote working and increased connectivity are all driving changes in employment, yet this latest research tells us that in reality 42% of office based workers have never been given the opportunity to work from home.

Take a look at the results in this infographic and then let us know your experiences...

Infographic by Ben Byford


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