COVID-19 has upended our work life by altering how and where we work. This year has put us all to the test; we have had to adapt to flexible working and being vigilant with our social distancing at the same time. It has made many of us rethink the future and whether our office space will make sense of the new normal.
The pandemic has created the need for office space transformation faster than we could have ever imagined. The workplace must now ensure they support government guidelines, work from home, social distancing, and provide cleaner and more efficient workspaces.
All businesses have struggled this past year; however, now, as we consider the end of the third national lockdown, we can prepare for what the future holds in workspaces with the new normal. It is essential to think about ways to protect your office and your employees from the virus and ensure their safety on return.
Whilst it is essential to keep your employees safe, it is also necessary to figure out how much office space you are going to need and whether utilised appropriately for the future. Our Define Tool provides an insightful workplace assessment tool that analyses your people and departments' working patterns and how this affects the post-pandemic workspace.
The Define Tool gathers data around four key elements that form an intelligent office design:
The tool will help remove the subjective assumptions on occupancy, working patterns, worker types, your people needs and much more. It only takes 2 minutes to complete and is completely anonymous for your employees.
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