Research conducted by Vodafone found that 41% of workers are missing the office banter and spending time with colleagues as remote working has quickly become the norm. Bumping into colleagues by the water cooler or catching up with neighbours in a meeting about their weekend was a good way for employees to build up a rapport and this would help with morale. Yet, in a remote working world, these physical interactions are difficult to replicate when working from home. To help with this, a UK Chief Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer has shared details of a ‘randomised virtual seating plan’ to help employees catch up with different work colleagues and to boost morale. On LinkedIn, Karl Simons, Chief Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer at Thames Water, said that employers have...
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