According to the Financial Times, it is estimated that a one day tube strike can cost up to £50 million to the London’s economy, causing organisations to lose millions of pounds with cancelled meetings, missed deliveries and high staff absences.
Is your London business prepared for tube strikes?
With the London Underground once again shutting down for 24 hours, millions of workers will struggle in their commute to and from work. The strike is expected to cause enormous difficulties for many organisations that have not put into place effective remote working systems, potentially resulting in two days lost of work. Preparing for disruptions caused by public transport strikes, disasters and any other uncontrollable events should be an important part of your contingency planning.
If you have not adopted remote working yet, now is the best time to do so.
Remote or flexible working refers to work completed outside the office environment, including work done from home and any other imaginable environment such as hotels, parks and coffee shops. Flexible working helps to ensure business continuity and is now being widely incorporated by businesses across the UK.
Flexible working can help your business to:
- Increase workforce productivity and effectiveness
- Improve customer service by increasing employee responsiveness
- Reduce costs in facilities, travel and infrastructure
- Strengthen business continuity by eliminating office dependency
- Improve employee morale by reducing stress and absenteeism
- Reduce congestion problems and carbon emissions
totality services provides ‘work from anywhere’ flexible working solutions for small and medium sized London Businesses which can enable home working, teleworking, remote working and integrated mobile working, delivering a consistent user experience for communications whether in the office or in any location. Not only will you enjoy a collaborative, consistent user experience anywhere, on any device, you’ll have a single point of contact for all your IT support needs.
How we can help?
Find out how we can enable your employees to work from anywhere. Call us on 020 3917 8978 or request a quote and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.