Flexible workspaces seem to officially be a core tenet of many companies’ future-proof workplace strategies.
Because of the ongoing uncertainty being caused by the pandemic, businesses are being forced to stay agile in their operational plans. However, the one outcome that is clear is that the workforce will never be the same.
Even the world’s largest companies like Google and Microsoft have come to terms with these changes and have embraced hybrid working.
With this pivot, businesses are turning to flexible offices to accommodate a more autonomous workforce, allowing employees to have a bigger say in where and when they work.
By incorporating flexible workspaces as part of their network, companies can ensure that their workers have a reliable office to come into that is closer to their homes.
IWG has seen its own spike in memberships, stating that it has gained one million new users during the first six months of 2021. The operator also has plans to open new facilities in order to meet the growing demand for flexibility.
“June was a record month for global demand,” said Mark Dixon, CEO of IWG. “Our network is scaling as organisations of all sizes progressively move to a hybrid way of working: at home, a local office and occasionally a corporate HQ.”