What’s the human cost of home working?

As businesses prepare and analyse their phased return to the workplace, Kevin Mashford, Sales Director at Paramount Interiors, shares his views on the importance of team connections and what the human cost will be of remote working. "A fair amount has been written in recent weeks about how COVID-19 has brought about the sudden ‘demise of the office’. As businesses stare into an economic downturn, the like of which we’ve never seen before, it’s easy to see how the cost efficiencies of remote working could appeal. But, what does it mean for the workforce? Is home working really all upside?"

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Hard times don’t define you; they refine you

It’s true; as a nation we are facing things that we have never faced before. It’s a scary, heart-wrenching time for our World right now. Our amazing doctors, nurses and front-line staff are working tirelessly. Our businesses have staff to look after, customers to support and projects to complete. For us, as individuals, we have bills to pay and families that depend on us. But through all of this, and in true Paramount style, we’re here to lend a hand in supporting you during this difficult time for us all. We have asked Kevin Mashford, our Sales Director who was born with heart disease, having had his first heart operation at just 8 years old and who is currently in strict isolation, to provide a positive and inspirational message to those who may be thinking: “What now?”

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