Death of the commute

Richard Beresford and Warren Wooldridge uncover the new normal of agile working

01 Jul 2020

The covid-19 global crisis has forced millions of workers, including many lawyers, to adopt and adapt to new ways of working as their firms, then governments, forced them to forgo the daily commute and work from home instead.

Some have found it easier to cope than others; and there have been stories of IT systems failing and other technological and logistical hiccups as companies and their workforces have struggled to deal with the sudden and significant set of changes required.

For others, it has been very much business as usual, and as a next generation City firm, McCarthy Denning has been one of those.

Since we launched in 2013, the concept of agile working has been at the core of the firm’s model – one o...

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