As many businesses are slowly returning to their offices after the peak of the COVID pandemic, many others are still operating from the homes of their employees. This could be because the office is not suitable for the return to work guidelines, team members are needing to shield, there are travel restrictions or there is an understandable general anxiety of the overall situation.
The mental health aspect of working from home has bought into focus, the need for employers to safeguard the workplace wellbeing of their employees. Even during the 'old normal' of pre-March 2020, office wellbeing was growing into one of the biggest factors in office design; many firms even introducing specialist facilities solely to boost the mental health of their workforce.
In this blog, we're going to be taking a look at the effects of working from home and how the physical office may be better suited to aid the wellbeing of employees.