De-densification is driving an increase in flexible and remote work, and companies expect their workplace needs to change significantly. More than half of tech firms are considering shedding office space in the next twelve to eighteen months, with flexible workspace operators expected to benefit from the shift.
October 23, 2020
New research shows that four times more women have left the workforce than men, which paints a grim picture of the continuing impact that COVID-19 has had on the US labor force. Urgent intervention is needed, which includes setting realistic expectations and supporting work-life boundaries through flexibility.
October 22, 2020
In every office building, there are a number of specific areas to maintain during the ongoing pandemic. In particular, common areas such as conference rooms, breakout spaces and supply rooms need regular attention.
October 20, 2020
One main shift in the business world today is the increasing number of remote, contractual, and independent workers. While a more flexible workforce enables tasks to be completed faster, it comes with certain management challenges — and that’s where ‘shadow HR’ comes in.
October 16, 2020
What happens when your home isn’t properly equipped for work? The solution, according to startup CODI, is to work from your neighbors’ homes. Because while there is a home near any home, there isn’t always a coworking space near any home.
October 15, 2020
European Freelancers Week (EFWeek) provides opportunities for coworking spaces to forge connections with freelancers and other industry players.
October 13, 2020
A satellite office is a smaller office, often called a branch office, that is physically separate from a company’s headquarters. With remote work on the rise, satellite offices are becoming increasingly popular as they provide home-based workers with a local environment that’s close to home and equipped with the tools they need to be productive.
October 12, 2020
Younger workers expect shorter hours and a more flexible working week going forward, according to a survey of 1,000 office workers. However the office is still valuable, with the majority of respondents currently missing the social aspect and being able to bounce ideas off other people.
October 9, 2020
Will office workers continue to work remotely once we are safely past COVID-19? To find out if remote work is really here to stay, Chris Herd, founder of FirstBaseHQ, spoke to 1,000 companies about their future plans. Here are the key insights.
October 8, 2020
During a recent Coworking Convo four coworking owners shared their own tried-and-tested advice on how to educate your local community and drive more business through your doors.
October 6, 2020
New research from Cushman & Wakefield suggests that office vacancies will rise and rental values will drop until at least 2022. However, the long-term view is that the office will “continue to serve a critical role in the way firms operate,” which poses new opportunities for CRE and flexible offices.
October 5, 2020
During the current situation, change is the key constant, and organizations are leaning on agility, resilience, and technology to thrive now and in the future. New research by the IBM Institute for Business Value reveals five key characteristics for success, post-pandemic.
October 2, 2020
UK employees have again been advised to work from home, which puts many people in a challenging and stressful situation. A more viable solution is to work near home in localised offices, enabling employees to work productively without compromising on wellbeing.
October 1, 2020
Since March 2020, the state of California has been tracking the impact of remote work. With flexible work set to continue for the foreseeable future, here’s how organizations can adopt a similar strategy to track and measure the effectiveness of remote work for their employees.
September 29, 2020
Workers have renewed expectations for flexibility, and our motivation for going into the office is different from what it used to be. The need for the “destination workplace” has never been greater, and operators now need clear focus on experience and design to bring employees back to the office.
September 28, 2020