first_img (Getty Images) Sunday 30 August 2020 9:54 am Angharad Carrick John Lewis has left its headquarters at Partnership House and move staff to its other office in the capital. A sale of BP’s headquarters, which is expected to be priced at more than £300m, will indicate how attractive prime London office space is. The pandemic has cast further uncertainty over an already struggling property market, battling retail tenants’ shift to online. Firms are also looking for ways to cut costs as they struggle with a drop in footfall. Pret A Manger, which last week announced up to 3,000 job cuts, is planing to sell the lease on its base in Victoria. More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home Show Comments ▼ The outbreak of coronavirus has triggered a permanent shift in the way companies approach working patterns. BP chief Bernard Looney has said the FTSE 100 company will move to a more “hybrid work style”, balancing home and office working. BP to sell London headquarters as work patterns shift BP is reportedly planning to sell its headquarters in central London, becoming the latest employer to signal a permanent shift in its working patterns. Linklaters also signalled a shift in its approach last week, allowing its staff to work from home half the time. center_img BP did not respond to a request for comment. Schroders, KPMG and Twitter are among the biggest firms to say employees can work from home, all or part of the week, permanently. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funnybonvoyaged.comTotal Jerks: These Stars Are Horrible People.bonvoyaged.comNoteableyJulia Robert’s Daughter Turns 16 And Looks Just Like Her MomNoteableyBeach RaiderMom Belly Keeps Growing, Doctor Sees Scan And Calls CopsBeach RaiderJustPerfact USAMan Decides to File for Divorce After Taking a Closer Look at This Photo!   JustPerfact USAFinanceChatterViewers Had To Look Away When This Happened On Live TVFinanceChatterPost Fun25 Worst Movies Ever, According To Rotten TomatoesPost FunBleacherBreaker4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!BleacherBreakerZen HeraldEllen Got A Little Too Personal With Blake Shelton, So He Said ThisZen Herald The government is set to launch a major media campaign encouraging Britons to get back to office working as analysis reveals UK workers are more reluctant to return to the office. Share whatsapp The oil giant employs 6,500 staff across its offices in the capital and in Sunbury-on-Thames in Surrey. It plans to rent back the building from the new owner for up to two years before leaving permanently, according to the Sunday Times. whatsapp BP will reportedly take a smaller headquarters when it leaves St James’. It has sold and leased back on a long term basis its offices in Houston, Texas and Sunbury. “This was a trend that started before Covid but has been accelerated by Covid,” a source told the Sunday Times. last_img