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London Prepares for Remote Working

As London prepares to receive the Olympic torch, the capital’s businesses are preparing to put business practises in place which should help to ensure that commerce and public transport will not grind to a halt during the games.

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London’s top financial firms, particularly those based in East London have been encouraged by the Cabinet to implement remote and flexible working practises to alleviate travel congestion during the Olympics. The transport network is expected to be flooded with excited tourists, so to ensure that businesses continue to function over the summer, many are implementing new work procedures including remote working, staggered starting times and flexi-time.

The transport authorities in London want to reduce the number of commuters using public transportation during the Games by 30 per cent. They hope this will help to ensure that the transport network can cope with the massive influx of visitors. It means more remote working and altered shift patterns f…