Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web.
- Even after the crisis eases, The New York Times says companies may let workers stay home. That would affect all of Manhattan, from transit to restaurants to shops. Not to mention the tax base.
- The Financial Post reports the pandemic has forced companies to make crisis decisions, and forced a lot of executives to see that remote working is a viable choice.
- Is the office dead? The Marker thinks we should get ready for the commercial real estate apocalypse.
- In the UK, even the world’s biggest firms not ready to send staff back to work once virus lockdown lifts, reports Financial News.
- Unsure of how to get your team back to work? Check out Branch Furniture’s no-nonsense guide with practical steps on reopening the office.
- Industry Announcement: HAT Contract and SiS Ergo are launching the Safe Spaces program designed to meet the evolving needs of both office and work-from-home workspaces. Curated from both companies’ extensive product offerings, solutions in each collection directly address the elevated need for safety, wellness, human connectivity and productivity.