Flexible working arrangements double in less than a year

Flexible working arrangements double in less than a year

Publishers are twice as likely to be able to work from home in the wake of the pandemic, according to statistics from the Publishers Association's latest workforce survey.

After surveying 14,122 employees from 71 businesses for its latest publishing workforce report, the PA found the proportion of respondents who are able to work from home had sky-rocketed from 40% before the first UK lockdown in March 2020 to 89% when its research was carried out between July and October 2020.

The proportion of respondents who had the ability to work flexitime or flexible working was shown to have increa...

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