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Written on 14 Jul 2021

Will hybrid and flexible work help or hurt productivity and wellbeing?

Diane Coyle and Andy Start of Capita PLC discuss the positive and negative impact of hybrid and flexible work on productivity with host Bart van Ark, in a podcast by The Productivity Institute.

Are hybrid working models good for productivity? Do employers and employees think differently about the pros and cons? And how does flexible working affect our mental health and wellbeing? Is there a trade off with productivity that we need to think about? 

In this episode of the The Productivity Institute podcast series, host Bart van Ark talks to Andy Start, CEO Government Services at Capita and Professor Diane Coyle, Bennett Professor of Public Policy, about how the pandemic has dramatically changed the way many of us work and the positive and negative effects that’s had on personal and organisational productivity.

Are hybrid working models good for productivity? Do employers and employees think differently about the pros and cons? And how does flexible working affect our mental health and wellbeing? Is there a trade off with productivity that we need to think about?