Is there space for the office in the gig economy?
Simon Eastlake, Developments Director at Office Space in Town explores the concept of the gig economy, and how it will impact the office workplace as we know it.
The workplace and how we view it is changing. There has been a significant movement from traditional, long-term and structured forms of employment, towards flexible contracts. People tend not to spend their entire career at one company, or even do only one job at a time. We are witnessing the rise of the so-called gig economy. But what impact will these seismic shifts in the way we work have on the physical workplace? Will the rise of the gig economy be the death of the office, or perhaps just the death of the office as we know it?
The article was first published in Real Business. Read it here