For some people, working from home has been the silver lining of an otherwise hellish pandemic. For others, it only added to their anguish. On the employer side, remote working has reduced office costs and the long term need for so much square footage in the City.
But the office has always been more than just a place for people to work. It is home to a company’s values and culture, as well as a breeding ground for innovation.
Leaders clearly have more than employee preference and cost to consider. The great return to work presents an opportunity to rip up the rulebook and reset how organisations are run for good.