Staying remotely productive: Unlocking the future of the office post-Covid

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Alex Owen of Quantum Advisory
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Alex Owen of Quantum Advisory

Given that remote working has emerged as the defining change to life for many office workers in Q1 2020, the past 12 months has considerably shaken up the concept of 'the office' in a contemporary connected working environment.

Even as recently as February 2021, some 52% of UK respondents to a World Economic Forum survey were still working remotely. This change in the nature of work for so many has had a notable impact on the broader outlook for office space and the role of offices in property portfolios. Now, as we gradually unlock the economy, the conversation moves onto the future dynamics of office work in the post-Covid world. Champions of remote work stress a better work-life balance, better financial outcomes for employees (through reduced spending on commuting) as well as the environmental benefits o...

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