With the prospect of another six months of restrictions in the UK, the patterns of work that we have had to adjust to seem set to stay with us well into next year. The good news is that at this point, most organisations already have a good handle on how to manage business continuity remotely. But with the end of the furlough scheme at the end of October, some will find themselves out of work, and the company with a gap where once there was a person, or people.
Tough Decisions Ahead
Even where this is not the case, it’s likely that within the next six months that companies will have to make some tough decisions. And the time to start making them is now. Organisations that can take a critical and objective look at the business and take decisions quickly will be better placed to weather the storms ahead.