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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.

News Release: UK’s office occupancy levels are “back to pre-Omicron levels” according to Remit Consulting’s Return Report

17 February 2022

UK’s office occupancy levels are “back to pre-Omicron levels” according to Remit Consulting’s Return Report

· Equals the highest national average recorded so far in the pandemic

Average office occupancy levels in the UK have returned to the levels last seen before the stricter guidelines on working from home were introduced to combat the Omicron variant of Covid-19, according to the latest data from Remit Consulting.

News Release: “Incremental rather than spectacular increases” in UK’s office occupancy levels

03 February 2022

The latest data from Remit Consulting regarding average office occupancy levels in the UK, reveals a further small increase for the week ending 28th January, the first full working week following the Government’s announcement of the withdrawal of its Covid-19 ‘Work from Home guidance’.

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%).

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