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Transforming a generation

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games played host to some extraordinary performances. These weren't just at Games venues either - businesses in the UK took up the baton too. They used London 2012 as a catalyst to transform their processes and improve the way they work.

Olympic challenges

During the Games, London's businesses faced 60 million extra passengers on the tube, unprecedented network traffic and an increased risk of cyber-attacks on the UK. And they took these challenges in their stride thanks to remote or flexible working and improvements to network infrastructure.

  • 3 in 4 businesses made remote working a reality
  • 2 in 3 adopted flexible working policies
  • 72% of businesses improved their network infrastructures

3 in 4
businesses
made remote
working a reality

2 in 3
businesses
adopted flexible
working policies

72%
of businesses
improved their
network infrastructures

The legacy of the smarter business

The legacy of the Games is undoubtedly a generation inspired by the likes of our team GB medal winning Olympic and Paralympics athletes.But it's also a generation of more efficient businesses.

Now, 60% of businesses believe they can be more productive anytime, anywhere. They too have embraced the faster, higher, stronger Olympic ethos. And it's not too late for others to draw inspiration from this and transform their businesses.

London 2012 was a catalyst for change, were you and your staff ready?

Smart business

Transforming a generation

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games played host to some extraordinary performances. These weren't just at Games venues either - businesses in the UK took up the baton too. They used London 2012 as a catalyst to transform their processes and improve the way they work.

Olympic challenges

During the Games, London's businesses faced 60 million extra passengers on the tube, unprecedented network traffic and an increased risk of cyber-attacks on the UK. And they took these challenges in their stride thanks to remote or flexible working and improvements to network infrastructure.

  • 3 in 4 businesses made remote working a reality
  • 2 in 3 adopted flexible working policies
  • 72% of businesses improved their network infrastructures

The legacy of the smarter business

The legacy of the Games is undoubtedly a generation inspired by the likes of our team GB medal winning Olympic and Paralympics athletes. But it's also a generation of more efficient businesses.

Now, 60% of businesses believe they can be more productive anytime, anywhere. They too have embraced the faster, higher, stronger Olympic ethos. And it's not too late for others to draw inspiration from this and transform their businesses.

Remote working

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