The expectation of a vaccine in 2021 is a hopeful sign that the worst is behind us. This, combined with growing confidence, increasing resilience and wider recognition that a workspace can exist in widely different forms, provide a positive backdrop as 2020 draws to a close. However, the lesson from 2020 is that we will need to remain adaptable in the face of uncertainty.
There has been a lot of discussion in recent months and some wild predictions of what the future may hold. We sat down with Amicus Head of Workplace Strategy Steve Collis to bring some clarity to the debate. What do you think the workspace will look like in 12 months time?
Increasingly, organisations big and small, are announcing the ongoing commitment to supporting employees to work from home over the longer term. This is mostly great news for employees who have long valued flexibility and its personal benefits. However, there is an emerging missing link in this debate. How do we take into account the working from home experience and consider how well it matches that of the office?