Lack of space, unsuitable furniture and children at home all contribute to an unproductive working environment. Therefore, it’s no surprise that more than half (54%) of office workers do not feel their home set-up is well-designed, in comparison to their office. On top if this, more than a third (36%) most value hot and cold beverage amenities in their office design, with kitchen facilities (32%), shared space for socialising and collaborating (38%), meeting rooms (41%) and ergonomic desk set ups (38%) also ranking highly.
More than three-quarters of workers admit it’s tougher to maintain healthy habits at home, while 76% have experienced an increase in screen time when working remotely (one-third of workers say their screen time increases by more than two hours each day!). Time constraints at home make it harder to take regular exercise, eat healthily and stay hydrated – so there are plenty of reasons frustrated employees will be seeking respite in the office.
TAKE A BREAK
High quality kitchen facilities are key social spaces, which are more essential than ever before to enable much-needed interaction after spending so much time communicating via video. Nearly a quarter of workers say they can’t stay healthy and hydrated while in the office because its beverage facilities are unappealing. The same number say hot and cold beverage facilities would draw them back to their office, so investing in these is crucial.
Top-quality kitchen facilities and water dispensers, including BRITA VIVREAU’s Extra C-Tap and the Top Pro and Extra I-Tap systems, serve to remind employees of the benefits of office life – and create comfortable spaces to connect and relax during the busy working day.