Stuart Duff, head of development at business psychologists, Pearn Kandola, explains the ups and downs of remote working in the long term. Here’s what you need to know.
After an unpredictable few months, many office workers all over the UK have now become accustomed to working from home. With guidance from the government to ‘work from home if you can’, the new normal of working from our dining table, study or even bed is now second nature.
We’ve debated the positives and negatives of working from home extensively throughout the pandemic, and even did so when it was less common pre-COVID. Avoiding a lengthy commute, getting on top of our inboxes and better time efficiency are all commendable surface benefits. In fact, we’ve never been more productive than we are now.