Is hybrid a new work perk or a recipe for misery?

As the economy starts to reopen, many large tech companies are allowing staff to work from home permanently, while others plan for staff to return to offices for at least part of the week. Should you follow suit?

27th June, 2021
Is hybrid a new work perk or a recipe for misery?
Many employers will be faced with the issue of weighing up the benefits of hybrid working to the employee with potential inconvenience to them. Picture: Getty

When the dust settles on the pandemic and it’s time to fully weigh up its effects on people and their working lives, there’s no doubt that the shift towards remote working will have been a significant development.

Survey after survey suggests that employees want to keep some of the freedoms they’ve enjoyed during lockdown. Given the choice, they want to work some of the time in the office and some of...

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