Workers in Asia-Pacific prefer flexible work arrangements post-pandemic

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Half of respondents from Hong Kong preferred to be able to work from home, while Singapore had a much higher proportion at 67%.

Among Asia-Pacific respondents, 45% of respondents cited less time spent on commute as the main benefit of remote work. This was followed by better work-life balance (31%), and having more time with family and friends (26%).

However, working from home also has downsides. In Asia-Pacific, respondents identified the top three disadvantages as less effective communication compared to face-to-face (35%), weaker collaboration with team members (33%), and fewer opportunities to socialize and bond with colleagues (33%).

Another disadvantage

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SCOR backs WTW’s Climate Transition Pathway

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Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has confirmed that SCOR is the latest major carrier to align capacity to support the Climate Transition Pathway (CTP) solution, an accreditation framework that helps insurers and financial institutions to identify businesses with robust low-carbon transition plans aligned to the Paris Agreement.

SCOR is the second major insurance organisation to sign up to the CTP accreditation model, following the recent announcement that Liberty Specialty Markets had become the first insurer to support the framework.

Graham Knight, global head of natural resources at WTW, explained that the framework was designed to help organisations looking to transition to

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Accenture states ransomware incident also involved data breach

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“In the past, we have experienced, and in the future, we may again experience, data security incidents resulting from unauthorised access to our and our service providers’ systems and unauthorised acquisition of our data and our clients’ data including: inadvertent disclosure, misconfiguration of systems, phishing ransomware or malware attacks,” the IT services company said in its financial report.

Accenture said in its financial report that it had first detected the “irregular activity” in its systems during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021. The activity included “the extraction of proprietary information by a third party,” and some of the data was

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Professional ECommerce Resolution

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Business & Finance,Advertising & Marketing,SEO marketing,insurance,business ideasWhat is SEO advertising? Certain insurance merchandise and practices have been described as hire-looking for by critics. citation needed That’s, some insurance merchandise or practices are useful primarily because of authorized advantages, akin to decreasing taxes, versus offering safety towards risks of antagonistic occasions. Beneath United States tax legislation , for example, most owners of variable annuities and variable life insurance can make investments their premium funds in the stock market and defer or eliminate paying any taxes on their investments till withdrawals are made. Sometimes this tax deferral is the only cause folks use these merchandise. citation needed One … Read More