Work from home has not been the decline of productivity that every big business had predicted it to be. It has hurt normal human habits and mental health, but studies have shown that employees are not unmotivated. The age-old narrative of employees solely being motivated by material gains and self-interest, and that they won’t work without supervision from higher-ups, is but a myth. It does not justify widespread breach of privacy.
A total of 525 staff applied for the University’s Voluntary Severance Scheme (VSS) in the last academic year, an Exeposé investigation has revealed. An FOI request found that the one-off redundancy scheme attracted 13 per cent of all University staff from September 2014 to July 2015. 146 applicants came from Campus Services, the department largely […]