Indoor and outdoor home offices set to increase as workers adapt to new normal

By Ed Magnus8 days ago


Britons are readying themselves for the 'new norm' of home working, with more sheds, garages and summerhouses likely to be transformed into offices in the near future.

A growing number of people are planning to set up designated rooms or workspaces within or outside their homes, according to research by Aviva.

Close to half of all those currently employed in the UK were at least partially working from home in April 2020,ONS data revealed.

Within this group, 86 per cent were doing so as a result of the pandemic, equating to roughly 13 million UK workers.

The experience of the pandemic has already encouraged many Britons to transform rooms, develop sheds and even build extensions in order to adapt.

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