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News Release: Marginal increase in UK’s office occupancy levels

27 January 2022

Marginal increase in UK’s office occupancy levels following the relaxation of Plan B measures in England

  • Research from Remit Consulting reveals a small increase in office staff returning to their desks immediately following the relaxation of Working from Home restrictions

According to the latest data released by Remit Consulting, average office occupancy levels in the UK rose slightly in the week ending 21 January, which coincided with the withdrawal of the ‘Work from Home guidance’ that was introduced in England during December.

News Release: Weekly office occupancy levels plummet following the introduction of tighter Covid-19 restrictions

21 December 2021
  • Research from Remit Consulting reveals the full impact of the Omicron ‘Work from Home’ guidance

Average office occupancy levels in the UK fell by over ten percentage points, from 20.8% the previous week, to 10.7% in the week ending Friday 17 December, the lowest figure recorded since June, according to the latest data released by Remit Consulting.

News Release: Weekly office occupancy levels fell in advance of new restrictions

· Remit Consulting’s research shows that the volume of office workers fell, following the announcement of new restrictions in England

The national average levels of office occupancy fell to 20.8% immediately after the announcement by the Prime Minister on Wednesday the 8th of December, in which he announced additional Covid-19 restrictions in England, including the call for people to ‘Work From Home’ if possible. 

News Release: London’s West End leading the return to the office

07 December 2021
  • Remit Consulting’s research shows that the average volume of office workers at their desks in the West End of London in November exceeded 30%
  • Concerns raised over the impact of the Omicron variant on occupancy rates

The average levels of office occupancy in London’s West End have exceeded 30% during November, despite dipping to 28.5% in the week ending Friday 26th November, according to the latest research published by Remit Consulting, these are the highest monthly figures seen since the start of the study.

News release: School holidays see a marginal fall in the average occupancy rates of offices in the UK

05 November 2021

• Daily average dips to 19.9% from in the week ending 15th October

Half-term week in England saw a marginal fall in the average occupancy rate of offices across the country, according to the latest research from Remit Consulting.

According to the management consultant’s Return Report, the average occupancy rate fell to 19.9% (against 20% the previous week).

News release: Remit Consulting reports a slight fall in office occupancy rates

27 October 2021

The number of people working from their offices in the UK fell slightly last week, according to the latest figures from Remit Consulting.

The firm's ‘Return Report’ reveals that, for the week ending 22nd October, the national average occupancy rate fell back to 20%, a drop of two percentage points compared to the previous week (22%).

News release: Remit Consulting reports a further incremental increase in the volume of UK office workers at their desks

22 October 2021

The average volume of UK office workers visiting the office made a further incremental increase in the week ending 15th of October, according to the latest research from Remit Consulting.

The firm's latest return report shows that, last week, the National average for the volume of office workers at their desks, on a daily basis, reached 22%, a rise of 1.8 percentage points compared to the previous week (20.2%).

News release: Over a fifth of office workers at their desks for the first time since easing of lockdown restrictions

13 October 2021
  • Remit Consulting’s ReTurn Report reveals the highest volume of staff returning to the office since the start of the pandemic

The latest research from Remit Consulting into the number of office-based staff working from their desks shows that the national average exceeded 20% for the first time since the UK’s lockdown restrictions were lifted.

News release: “A feeling of normality” in London’s West End as the return to the office continues increases pace

  • Remit Consulting’s research reveals a national average of 18.3% of staff at their desks last week

  • Offices in London’s West End recorded an average of 33.4% of staff in the office

The volume of office workers returning to their desks across the UK increased by 1.7 percentage points, to 18.3%, last week, boosted by a sharp increase in London’s West End, which saw an average of 33.4% of staff back in the office, according to the latest research from Remit Consulting.

News release: Insignificant jump in office occupancy suggests slow return to the office

With an average of 16.6% occupancy, there was no significant increase in the number of office workers returning to their desks last week, according to the latest nationwide research from Remit Consulting.

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