Is Remote Working The Future
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The COVID pandemic changed the lives of people around the world in 2020; and whilst ‘home working’ was once dangled like a carrot by employers as a perk, for the majority it has now become the norm.

An article in Forbes estimates that by 2025, 70% of all workforce will be working remotely at least five days a month; and the percentage of employees permanently working from home is expected to double by 2021 – this latter statistic echoed in a survey conducted by the Enterprise Technology Research (ETR). Another Gartner CFO survey revealed that over two-thirds of companies plan to permanently shift employees to remote work after the Covid crisis ends. Big companies are already paving the way – Twitter, based in San Francisco, told employees in May that they can now work from home indefinitely; and around the same time, Square also announced indefinite home-working even after offices reopen.