Ian Guider: Cosseted tech employees should prepare for a rude awakening

For the first time in their existence, the Big Tech behemoths are facing a slowdown – so the sector’s legendary staff perks may be for the chop

Mark Zuckerberg of Meta: ‘Realistically, there are probably a bunch of people at the company who shouldn’t be here’

There is a certain irony that Apple, the company that has done so much to allow you to work “on the go” thanks to the iPhone, has become one of the first big tech firms to demand employees come back to the office more often.

In a memo to US staff last week, Tim Cook, the Apple chief executive, said that from September, employees will spend three days in the office, including every Tuesday and ...