While the forced period of home-working over the last few months has been difficult, many business owners have been pleasantly surprised by how easy working from home has been for their companies. Virtual technologies have enabled many businesses to continue operating efficiently and effectively, from video meetings to ‘Microsoft Teams’ chat rooms to ‘Zoom’ Friday night drinks. Understandably, the relative success of home-working has led many to wonder whether the way we work has forever changed and whether physical offices are a thing of the past.
There is no doubt that the experiences of many companies during the coronavirus lockdown period have made them more open to agile and flexible working methods. While working from home may become more common in the future, it would be premature to declare the traditional office extinct.
To assist any business owner in deciding whether or not to keep an office, here is a compiled list of 5 reasons why physical office space is as important as ever. You can also check out office space for lease in PJ here.