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As flexible working gained popularity, so did the idea of hot desking. However, leaked return-to-work guidance suggests such arrangements should be avoided to prevent the spread of Covid-19. How might this affect organisations when the need for desk space will decline as home working continues, asks Ashleigh Webber.
Shared workspaces; break-out areas; and hot desking – the past decade saw organisations wave goodbye to traditional office set-ups where everybody had their own desk and landline, and swap them in favour of more flexible, collaborative workspaces as demand for remote and flexible working grew.