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Is remote working the future of work?

The Covid-19 epidemic has forced many Asian companies to work remotely. However, a small but growing number of tech companies which are intentionally going 'all-remote' may well be harbingers of the future of work.

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Researchers have linked the decentralisation of work to higher job satisfaction, productivity and organisational commitment - as well as decreased stress levels and exhaustion.

THE workplace is rapidly becoming a more flexible construct. In the United Kingdom, for example, more than 1.5 million people work from home full-time, nearly twice as many as 10 years ago. Up to 70 per cent of global professionals telecommute at least once day a week, according to a 2018 report...