‘With the world of retail rapidly changing, employers must move with the times’

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The shift to more flexible working and a greater focus on mental wellbeing has made the jobs market more competitive, writes Tony Gregg, but this presents an opportunity, not a threat.

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we work forever. Technology would eventually have driven a shift to more remote, flexible white-collar work, but the pace of that transition has skipped a generation.

No longer is working from home every second Friday seen as a flexible arrangement; two days or fewer in the office each week is the new normal.

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