Flexible office businesses count on serving tomorrow’s workers

This year was always going to be a challenging one for WeWork. The unravelling of the flexible office company’s plans for a $47bn initial public offering in September 2019 was followed by the departure of its talismanic founder Adam Neumann and a bruising appraisal of its culture. 

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Out of office forever? Inside the future of work

  Even ardent office enthusiasts will find the return to work a slog. The Government’s advice for creating “Covid-19 secure” workplaces is uninspiring: lifts must be half empty (creating tricky b...

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Coronavirus: What's the future for the office?

  Before the coronavirus pandemic, the office was where millions of us spent about a third of our time. However, since the lockdown, almost half the UK's workforce say they have been working from...

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Big offices may be thing of the past after coronavirus lockdown is lifted, says Barclays boss

 Barclays boss Jes Staley has claimed that large offices may become a thing of the past as companies adapt to social distancing and remote working after the Covid-19 lockdown. Mr Staley, who has ...

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Small Coworking Owners Believe They Will Bounce Back — If They Can Survive

 Lisa Skye Hain has been in the real estate and hospitality industry since 1998. She worked in Danny Meyer’s restaurants, wrote a cookbook and was WeWork’s second-ever employee, opening up two of...

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Goodbye to open office spaces? How experts are rethinking the workplace.

 The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating workers’ worries about returning to jobs in these often debated floor plans.  Distracting, intrusive, and now a potential health hazard. The list of...

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Joanna Bourke: Why London HQs have a future after Covid-19

  Who knew what WFH meant before this year? I didn’t, albeit I may be behind the times. But, I reckon there are plenty, who, like me, had no clue what this acronym was until we recently became su...

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Coronavirus spread set to hit London’s leasing market

  The outbreak of Covid-19 will likely lead to a readjustment in rents and rent-free periods across London’s office market as landlords compete for fewer footloose tenants in a weaker, post-coron...

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The Anti-WeWork How Mark Dixon Built His Co-Working Company To Survive Coronavirus

Striding through trendy office space in London’s financial district in early March, Mark Dixon pauses to adjust a wooden wall panel that has come askew, then veers into a nearby meeting room with stun...

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