This week, I gave my thoughts to Personnel Today explaining that business leaders should not rush to get everyone back as soon as the government announces a start date. They should instead use common sense and judge on a case-by-case basis if their employees want to come back or feel safe to do so.

Goldman Sachs boss, David Solomon, has said that remote working is an ‘aberration’. At a conference, he said: “I do think for a business like ours, which is an innovative, collaborative apprenticeship culture, this is not ideal for us. And it’s not a new normal. It’s an aberration that we’re going to correct as soon as possible.”

However, his comments go against the grain of many business leaders who have announced permanent moves to hybrid or even full remote working. HSBC this week announced it would cut office space by 40%, for example, while software company Salesforce said it would move to a “work from anywhere”.

Read the full article here: Personnel Today – Goldman Sachs CEO pushes for return to the office