FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

28 February 2022

I would like to understand If the council is looking to encourage home working after pandemic.

 

 

 

1

 

Does the council have a hot desking policy?

 

Yes / No

 

2

 

Did the council use a hybrid model of home working and office working in 2020, before the pandemic?

 

Yes / No

 

3

 

In a hybrid model how many office seats to staff ratio (people that use PC’s not gardeners etc.) did you have before the pandemic?

 

 

4

 

Is the council continuing with Hybrid Model of home working and office working or looking to dismantle after the pandemic i.e from 24th of March 2022?

 

·     Dismantle.

·     NO decision has been made.

·       Keep it running.

·       Expand.

 

5

 

If the council is continuing with the Hybrid model what is its target office seats to staff ratio?

 

 

 



East Herts Council Response

25 March 2022

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

 

1

 

Does the council have a hot desking policy?

 

Yes – we use an online desk booking system

 

2

 

Did the council use a hybrid model of home working and office working in 2020, before the pandemic?

 

Yes 

 

3

 

In a hybrid model how many office seats to staff ratio (people that use PC’s not gardeners etc.) did you have before the pandemic?

 

0.4

 

4

 

Is the council continuing with Hybrid Model of home working and office working or looking to dismantle after the pandemic i.e from 24th of March 2022?

 

Keep it running  - with a review after 12 months

 

5

 

If the council is continuing with the Hybrid model what is its target office seats to staff ratio?

 

There is no target

 

 

 

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Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

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Thank you for your request.