Demand for remote work has been rising for years. But the global pandemic turned it from request to requirement almost overnight—and companies stepped up. Seventy-nine percent of respondents to a Deloitte survey1 reported that at least 75% of their workforce has been able to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. And 69% said their company’s ability to manage and support a remote workforce was good or excellent.
Your teams are likely to have questions about going back into the office post-pandemic. It may be time to stop thinking about remote work as a special category. You need the right policies and infrastructure in place today to support them to take advantage of the benefits they present.
Deloitte can help tax leaders evaluate and establish temporary and future remote work programmes. We can help analyse your current remote workforce approaches—including those implemented rapidly in response to COVID-19. We can also help your organisation develop and execute a future-forward remote work strategy that aligns with business objectives: Employees may benefit from increasing their well-being, job satisfaction, and work-life balance, and the business benefits from lowering overhead costs and becoming more attractive to top talent.
We do this through the three major components of our remote work approach: