The Bank of England is moving towards a hybrid model of working with staff coming into the office for one day a week from September.
Joanna Place, its chief operating officer, said that the Bank was trialling plans to encourage more flexible working after the pandemic. Staff said that they would like to continue working from home at least two days a week.
The majority of the bank’s 4,000 staff have been working from home since March last year, when the government first urged people to stay at home and avoid unnecessary travel to the office. Place said that only 5 per cent of the bank’s employees continued to come into the office after the government’s guidelines were announced.
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