Most businesses are not planning for long-term remote working, report shows

Just 17 per cent of global executives plan to shrink their office space, down from 69 per cent last year, according to KPMG study

23rd March, 2021
Most businesses are not planning for long-term remote working, report shows
Just a fifth of companies are now looking to hire staff who work remotely, compared to 73 per cent last year

Only one in six businesses plan to reduce their office space over the coming years, while a fifth are still hiring employees to work predominantly from home, according to the results of a new KPMG study.

A survey of 500 global executives has found that most don’t expect normality to resume this year, with nearly half admitting they don’t believe business will return to normal until 2022.

Most businesses, however, are no longer...

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