In normal times, owners of large office buildings would typically not entertain a one- or two-year lease extension for a large tenant, said Franklin Wallach, senior managing director of the New York Research Group at Colliers. “They see that new leasing activity has dropped off while the amount of sublet space coming into the market is on the rise, so the average landlord wants to keep the tenant in the building.” … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
“We’ll continue to listen to and work with employees to solve other challenges that come up, starting with a focus on wellness, promoting the use of our flexible vacation policy, and workshops to help managers lead remote teams effectively,” said Jacquet. … [Read more...] about Coursera to allow remote working till January 2022, offers $1,000 allowance for ‘office setup’
It also reiterated that there would be no limit on the number of international students who can come to the UK under the route. This is aimed at increasing the total number of international students choosing to study in the UK higher education system each year to 6 lakh by 2030, as set out in the International Education Strategy published in March last year. … [Read more...] about United Kingdom opens new ‘simplified’ points-based student visa route
A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely. The good news is that SARS-CoV-2 virus has been fairly stable, which increases the viability of a vaccine. … [Read more...] about UV air filters to holographic lift buttons, startups offer tech solutions to make offices Covid-safe
"We have already hired our first set of employees in the journey and we hope to take this number to over 3,000 people in the coming three years…We are very positive of the growth prospects we foresee in the country and looking forward to bringing in global opportunities to the local communities in Sri Lanka,” HCL Technologies President and CEO C Vijayakumar said. … [Read more...] about HCL Technologies opens new centre in Colombo, to hire 3,000 people