Not remotely like the office

Many of us are now familiar with working from home, but rather than being freed from the tyranny of the office are we being seduced by a darker phenomenon? And can we balance work and home life in the same space?

7th June, 2020
Not remotely like the office
The pressure for space to work at home, and for quiet, is a problem, especially for those with kids around. Picture: Getty

Working from home was already a growing trend before the Covid-19 pandemic saw staff issued with laptops and marching orders – and it is a trend with many tangible benefits.

As the world slowly re-emerges from the chaos of the last few months, though, questions have arisen about whether or not we are properly prepared to work from home. It seems we might need to get prepared fast.

On April 14, analysts Gartner said that...

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