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BP to sell London headquarters as work style shifts, says report

BP joins other employers that are changing their work styles after many employees began working at home due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Chief Executive Officer Bernard Looney has said the company will move to a mixture of home and office working.

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BP Plc plans to sell its headquarters in central London as it cuts jobs and adopts flexible working, The Times reported on Sunday.

The oil major, which employs 6,500 office staff in the U.K., plans to rent back the building on St. James’s Square from the new owner for as long as two years before leaving for good, the newspaper said, without citing anyone.

BP declined to comment on the report.

BP joins other employers that are changing their work styles after many employees began working at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Chief Executive Officer Bernard

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First Published: Aug 30 2020 | 11:45 PM IST

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