The exponential growth of We Work and other co-working operators over the last 12 months has thrown the idea of co-working firmly into the world’s gaze, and as media and business leaders discuss this phenomenon, it presents a new set of questions for traditional office occupiers.
With unreliable trains and increasing congestion on the roads, not to mention the time spent traveling to work each week, commuting in the UK is a costly endeavor for employees. But have you considered what it is costing business too?
A growing number of UK employees are running their own businesses in addition to their main employment, yet employers are proving slow to recognise the opportunities this presents.
While the working day is still 9-5pm for many UK employees, a growing number of businesses are embracing the flexibility of the digital age and empowering employees to choose for themselves.
The shift towards agile and flexible working in many organisations is driven by the need to increase business productivity while reducing costs, and the need to be more responsive and adaptable in a constantly changing business landscape.
The trend towards flexible working is gathering pace in a wide range of industries. Its increasing prevalence is driven by the need for organisations to be more agile, adaptable and responsive in the way they work.
The bigger your overheads the less nimble your business can be.