Employee Advice Guide: Work mates matter

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Employee Advice Guide: Work mates matter

June 23, 2022

Around 23.9 million Brits are now working from home, compared to only 1.54 million before lockdown. That’s potentially a lot of lonely people.

Without the social interaction of being surrounded and stimulated by work colleagues, loneliness and isolation can have a huge impact on making new friends or even meeting a life partner.

Forging workplace friendships – or romantic relationships – is a challenge in the new remote and hybrid working normal, with some colleagues only ever having met in zoom-life.

Here, we look at creative ways that colleagues can stay connected socially and form work and life-affirming friendships from the comfort of their dining room desk or garden office

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