Underpinning HSBC Singapore’s ‘Future of Work’ will be a shift towards a more hybrid and flexible model of working between office and home for its employees while managing operational and business continuity risk. The plan will be underpinned by three key principles:
To prepare for a more permanent shift to hybrid and flexible working, HSBC Singapore has made the following policy, location, technology and cultural changes in the past year:
Brandon Coate, Head of Human Resources, said, “Forward-looking companies are change-makers. This includes creating working environments that enable employees to set up arrangements that deliver high customer impact whilst suiting their personal lives. HSBC Singapore has worked extensively over the past two years to create this environment, and there is more we will do to refine our approach. But at its essence is about bringing policy, infrastructure, risk management, technology, trust and culture together in a structural and lasting way.”
In addition to its wider ‘Future of Work’, HSBC Singapore will be executing a ‘Return to Office’ plan to enable more employees the opportunity and choice to return to the office, in line with the Singapore Government’s recent policy shift while also maintaining operational and business continuity risk.
With immediate effect, HSBC will:
Mr Coate continued: “As the Singapore Government has now changed its rules to bring more people back to the workplace, it is now time for HSBC to do the same. Whilst the health and safety of our employees is always a top priority, we believe now is the right time for employees to re-engage with their teams on how they perform their role and the frequency in which they will be attending the office.”
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