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Why 4 in 10 workers want to cut back on business trips

Under foreign travel advice issued by Gov.uk, it stated that the ‘Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel’. Meanwhile, back in May, Health Secretary Matt Hancock revealed that it would be ‘unlikely’ for Brits to enjoy an international holiday this summer. While it seems that it is still considered unsafe to travel for pleasure, what does this mean for the traditional business trip? Recent research from O2 Business, in partnership with ICM, YouGov and Cenex, has found that 39% of UK workers want to scale back any non-essential business trips, which may mean organisations across the UK will need to re-think their strategies when it comes to international business and travel post-lockdown. Read...

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