“The office will definitely survive! We may well have got through this period by interacting via Zoom or Microsoft Teams – and there are certainly those who report increased efficiency because everyone is present and focused – but the subtle advantages of face-to-face meetings cannot be underestimated. People need to be together to innovate and collaborate. Culture arises out of this and represents the competitive advantage businesses need. A strong element of flexibility in terms of hours and location of work will certainly survive into the new post-pandemic era workplace, meaning occupation densities are likely to change, with fewer workstations and more spaces that allow teams to work collaboratively.”
Our Director John Williams has featured in the latest issue of Building Products Magazine, speaking about how the workplace has responded to the pandemic in the short term and how this will continue to look in the future. Read the full article here for more insight into the topic.