The move to home working poses huge problems

By Ben Page | 22 February 2021
  • Ben Page

In the next few months we will all have been vaccinated – at least those of us who want to be. What happens next? The simple answer is that we don’t know. What seems most likely is that a blend of office and remote working will become reality for at least 50% of the workforce in most administrative and knowledge-based jobs.

Around half of employees now want to work at home for the majority of the time, and 47% of employers say this is what they expect post pandemic. The management taboo against remote working has been busted. Most people now working remotely report a better work life balance and many organisations have discovered that they need offices for training, for team work and culture, but not for solo work.

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