You only live once. First coined by the New York Times columnist Kevin Roose, the term ‘YOLO economy’ tries to make sense of what has become a classic post-pandemic phenomenon, one that is mainly affecting the Millennials and some Gen Z-ers. Namely, the trend to turn their lives around by questioning the traditional concept of work. Continue reading YOLO ECONOMY: the new normal means more flexibility and sustainability
The sudden shift to remote working may herald the end of the office as we know it and have a big impact on the socio-economic fabric of British major city centres. The geography of work is changing and we’re faced with the prospect of a future in which new ways of agile working must necessarily integrate and co-exist alongside traditional organisational structures. Continue reading Is remote working killing the British ‘office economy’?
As remote working is used as a strategy to contain the virus, the consequent loss of the office economy is irreversibly changing the socio-economic fabric of major cities. Continue reading Remote working and consumption: how Italian urban economies are changing
Between March and June 2020 the number of part-time and temporary contract and positions across the UK grew by 50% according to the latest data from Jobrapido. Industries which have seen the biggest increase in demand for these positions include healthcare, logistics and warehousing sectors. Additionally there has been a big hike in e-commerce and grocery/supermarket positions required. Continue reading Changing landscape for UK post-Covid employment market: 50% hike in temporary contract and part-time positions