Despite being the most common working environment, open plan offices may actually be detrimental to employee health, wellbeing and productivity, according to recent Canada Life Group Insurance research.
When asked to rank how easy it is to be healthy and productive in their working environment, employees in open plan offices gave an average score of 6.1 and 6.5 out of ten respectively. Employees who work mostly from home gave scores of 8.1 for health and 7.7 for productivity. While employees who work from home only took an average of 1.8 sick days last year, workers in open plan offices took 3.1 days. Those working in an open plan office are also almost six times more likely than home workers...
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Fiona Murphy asks Debbie Kennedy, group head of protection strategy at Royal London, ten rapid fire questions on the launch of Diabetes Life Cover.
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