Barclays | Offices 'may be a thing of the past', says boss

Offices 'may be a thing of the past', says boss

The coronavirus pandemic has raised several concerns and questions about what the future workplace may look like. With social distancing measures set to be in place for many more months, the workplace may look very different to what we are all used to. For example, face-to-face meetings may now be a thing of the past as these have been moved into a virtual space. Business travel may no longer be necessary as professionals are forced to make phone calls instead, while mandatory medical screenings will likely become part of day-to-day life at work. However, according to the boss at banking giant Barclays, big city offices ‘may be a thing of the past’, according to a BBC report. Jes Staley recently revealed that the firm would need to re-think its long-term ‘location strategy’,...

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