Tiffany Curry, a black Houston real estate broker and owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, said use of the word master 'represents a stigma and place in time that we need to move forward from,' in an interview about the change with the Houston Chronicle … [Read more...] about Texas realtors will refer to ‘master bedrooms’ as ‘primary’ in home sale listings because of the old terminology’s references to slavery
Memberships, however, come at a cost – and where there is a cost, there is the question of who should pay for it. In the case of remote working, very little legislation exists to regulate the expenses that employers should take on, and those which should be left to the employee. It was only in 2014 that every worker was given the right to require flexible working, and since then, grey areas have multiplied. … [Read more...] about Remote working: How the biggest change to office life will happen in our homes
Sociologists have long stressed the importance of weak social ties. Ad hoc, undemanding forms of community make life liveable just as much as friendship and intimacy. Office gossip, often dismissed as trivial and timewasting, is the glue that makes everything else cohere. In his 1996 book Grooming, Gossip and the Evolution of Language, the anthropologist Robin Dunbar was already worrying that online working was putting at risk “chance encounters over the coffee machine, idle chatter around the photocopier”. Casual interaction, he argued, worked “like a parallel-processing supercomputer”, generating ideas that people could never have on their own. Dunbar’s more recent research has found that there is no substitute for face-to-face communication when it comes to maintaining relationships. We are tied to our evolutionary past as members of small tribes, reliant on body language and eye contact to bond with each other. … [Read more...] about Out of office: has the homeworking revolution finally arrived?
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Mr Lim, an employer himself, said: 'In some parts of my office I have space between desks, but in most cases I've arranged for people to come in on alternate days so there's a natural two-metre space and we've just got cleaners who are coming in every day.' … [Read more...] about Will Britain ever get back to the office? Employers say they DON’T need to go back and many PREFER home working despite Boris Johnson’s plea to save the economy
There's also a scenic view from the canyon to the ocean in every room, an infinity pool, and a cedar-lined wellness room, 300 bottle wine cellar and fitness studio, according to another report by the Los Angeles Times. … [Read more...] about Ariana Grande drops $6.75M and buys Montecito home from Ellen DeGeneres… after spending $13.7M on Hollywood Hills mansion