Julie Norris considers the problems presented by hybrid working

Hybrid working is now the new normal for many firms – and it offers significant advantages – but we should also be prepared to manage the risks. Hybrid working is revolutionising the way in which firms operate, as it is in so many other sectors. According to a survey by Thomson Reuters, nearly nine out of ten (86 per cent) of UK lawyers would prefer hybrid working, so that they can work remotely at least two days a week, while nearly two thirds (65 per cent) reported that remote working has had a positive impact on their well-being.

The pandemic and lockdown have accelerated a longstanding shift in attitudes towards working practices. Given that the benefits of hybrid working include better work-life balance, improved p...

Julie Norris
Kingsley Napley LLP

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