Business Travel News Europe – Remote working is changing business travel forever

I was delighted to sit down with Business Travel News Europe and develop a guest column discussing how remote working is changing business travel. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, companies and employees have seen the many benefits of working remotely. With lockdowns making commutes no longer the norm, and travel restrictions making business travel impossible,…

The European – Top firms call for Governmental support in UK’s return to office

I was delighted speak to The European about how calls from business leaders to the Government for mass return to the office could hinder productive employees. Employees have shown that working from home has been effective and are making more concerted calls for a degree of these new norms to be maintained post-pandemic. Testament to this is…

London Loves Business – Sunak’s roadmap for the dominance of “advanced and exciting” UK professional services

I was recently featured in London Loves Business in an article discussing Sunak’s roadmap for the dominance of “advanced and exciting” UK professional services. 2021 is set to be a record year for innovation in the UK professional services sector. We have been instructed on a number of deals and ESG strategies in the past few weeks and this looks set…

London Loves Business – Private equity adds to surging deals market

I recently spoke to London Loves Business to share my thoughts on the impact of a buoyant private equity market on the already strong deals market in the UK. 2021 is set to be a record year for M&As and other kinds of deals as a large amount of uncertainty, that lingered from Covid and Brexit, melts away. We have been…

London Loves Business – Season tickets for part-time commuters prove hybrid working here to stay

It was great to have our national study, which dissects the newly emotive measures that define productivity in the workplace, feature in London Loves Business. The key stats from our research showed that more than half (51%) of Brits agree that they have seen the quality of their work, or their productivity improve due to…

AAT Comment – Should your practice be going after bigger clients?

It was great to speak to AAT Comment to discuss whether accountancy and finance firms should be aiming for bigger clients now that the world has a new way of working. At Theta Global Advisors, our research has shown that confidence in small businesses has grown exponentially, and that SME accountancy firms have won previously inaccessible large clients over the last…

Business Insider – Nearly 40% of workers would consider quitting if their bosses made them return to the office full time, a new survey shows

I recently spoke to Business Insider about how employers need to be tuned into people’s mental health as staff return to the office. As shown in the article, a new survey has found that 40% of workers would consider quitting if their bosses made them return to the office full-time. At Theta Global Advisors, we…

The Scotsman – Scottish employees expect more empathy and understanding from bosses in post-pandemic world

At Theta Global Advisors, we recently unveiled research looking at the “newly emotive underpinning for productivity”, finding that employees now expect empathy and understanding. In Scotland, 30% of workers agreed that their employer’s failure to apply empathetic leadership with regards to their personal circumstances has resulted in their relationship worsening, meaning they are less inclined…

City AM – As accounting firms prep for busy period, non-Big Four players spot new opportunities

It was great to talk to City AM about what is shaping up to be a busy year for IPOs and M&A as well as the role that firms such as Theta are playing in catering to this increased demand. I can see 2021 being a big year for M&As and other kinds of deals…

Consultancy UK – Studies warn that unvaccinated workers could prevent the return to work

It was great to share some of our research with Consultancy UK which revealed that while 60% of workers expected their work to change drastically in the future, more than half of UK managers were considered “out of touch” with the processes required to facilitate a return to the office. Find out more about the…

Treasury Management International – Post-Brexit UK Finance Sector Changes: Should Treasurers Worry?

I recently spoke to Treasury Management International about the changes in the post-Brexit finance sector and how this could affect treasurers. With around 25% of the UK’s financial services business EU-bound, the remaining business with the rest of the world has had to become a focus for the UK banking sector while the political posturing…

London Loves Business – UK’s largest employers replace full-time office work with hybrid structure

London Loves Business has featured research from Theta Global Advisors in an article about replacing full-time office work with a hybrid structure. Our research has revealed that 57% of workers want to choose where to work to be the most productive and over a third (34%) of UK workers have seen their workplace’s headcount decrease and their workload increase…