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News Release: UK office occupancy at highest level in the pandemic

15 September 2022

'Back to school' week was also 'back to the office' week as average office occupancy reaches the highest in the pandemic

  • National average of staff working in the office reached 31% last week
As the school holidays came to an end in England and Wales last week, the average number of workers working from the office reached a national daily average of 31%, the highest daily average recorded since the lifting of lockdown restrictions in May 2021, according to research by Remit Consulting.

New Release: The volume of UK office staff working from the office has plateaued

22 July 2022
  • National average daily occupancy rates hovering at around 25-30% over the past four weeks
  • Covid has re-emerged to have an impact on the workplace

The number of people working in the office appears to have plateaued, having been impacted by several factors in the past four weeks, including a jump in the number of Covid cases and industrial action, according to the latest data released by Remit Consulting.

News Release: Office occupancy rates reach new high

23 June 2022
  • Remit Consulting’s research reveals that average office occupancy rates for the UK stood at 30.6% for the week ending 17 June

The number of people working from their office in the UK last week reached the highest level since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest data released by Remit Consulting.

The management consultant’s figures reveal that, for the week ending 17 June, average office occupancy rates for the UK stood at 30.6% - the highest since the start of the survey over twelve months ago.

News Release: Incremental increase in UK’s office occupancy rates

27 May 2022
  • The volume of staff in the office remains at the highest level since the pandemic

The number of people returning to work in the office in the UK saw a marginal increase last week and remains at the highest level since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest data released by Remit Consulting.

The management consultant’s figures reveal that, for the week ending 20 May, average office occupancy rates for the UK were 28.1%, 0.2 of a percentage point higher than the previous week. It is the highest weekly average recorded by the firm’s Return Report since it began the study in May 2021.

News Release: UK’s office occupancy levels hit the highest level since the start of the pandemic

18 May 2022

The number of people returning to work in the office in the UK has hit the highest level since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest data released by Remit Consulting.

The management consultant’s figures reveal that, for the week ending 13 May, average office occupancy rates for the UK reached 27.9%, the highest weekly average recorded over the past 12 months by the firm’s Return Report. In London, the average occupancy rate reached 29.3%. The weekly average for the West End submarket was 37.6%.

News Release: UK’s office occupancy levels bounce back following the Easter break

09 May 2022

The number of people returning to work in the office bounced back following the Easter break, according to the latest data released by Remit Consulting.

The management consultant’s figures reveal that, for the week ending 29 April (the first full working week following Easter), average office occupancy rates for the UK reached 26%, the second-highest weekly average recorded over the past 12 months by the firm’s Return Report.

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