More than three in five (62%) employees would be happy to remain working from home after the pandemic, according to research commissioned by Winckworth Sherwood.
The survey, conducted by YouGov on behalf of the firm during the 13 weeks of lockdown, included employees and HR decision makers from a range of industry sectors.
The survey revealed that nearly a third (31%) of HR decision-makers intend to close offices or reduce office space capacity.
The firm carried out a similar survey in January 2020, at which time 72% of HR decision-makers said that offering flexible working was important for the recruitment and retention of employees.
However, at that time nearly two in five (39%) were concerned t...