Companies are increasingly beginning to prepare to return to work before the pandemic. Some plan to return to the office by the end of June, but this will be a gradual process, mainly voluntary.
26% of Polish companies with a return plan in place
According to a survey carried out by Deloitte, a quarter of the companies declared that work in their offices has resumed, but with some limitations. 30% of companies have not yet taken any action to resume work in the office, while 26% have a plan to return to stationary work.
In turn, a survey carried out on employees shows that for 51% of them returning to work is safe. However, 49% of respondents are of the opposite opinion, who believe that providing a sense of security is the greatest challenge for companies in connection with returning to offices. Another 20% are worried about adapting business processes to new realities. On the other hand, the smallest problem seems to be preparing the office and reviewing all procedures and work regulations. 15% and 14% of Deloitte survey participants considered it a challenge.
88% of companies will permanently increase the use of remote working
However, returning to office work doesn’t mean the same as before the pandemic. 41% of companies declare that their employees will still be able to stay at home. To this end, 88% of the surveyed companies intend to permanently increase the possibility of remote working. Over 70% of entities will also limit business trips and business meetings.
The most frequently indicated activities ensuring the safety of remote work of their employees are indicated by companies: VPN (64%), network improvement (35%), workstation modernization (33%), purchase of cloud resources (31%) and improvement of network security (25%).