by Lee Gill – Flow Offices - www.flowoffice.co.uk
DO WE STILL NEED OFFICES?
The current global pandemic response has led to speculation about the future of work. Remote and home working was once the preserve of a minority of the workforce. Then, as the pandemic gathered pace, a wholesale shift towards remote working suddenly moved the goalposts. With many employers reporting increased productivity with the introduction of remote working, many business and work commentators have been predicting that the communal office design space may soon become a thing of the past. While remote working is now an integral part of how a business operates, the long- term demise of the office may well be overstated. Here are some of the reasons why communal offices are likely to be around for some time.
THE NEED FOR A CENTRAL BASE
A company headquarters is usually about more than just an address. It’s also a means by which the company ethos and image is communicated among...