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Hot Desking

The practice in which employees in an office are assigned to an area with several desks, but no one desk belongs to any one person. That is, employees can choose the desk they use each day within the designated area. Hot desking is an alternative to assigning each employee a cubicle.
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Hot-desking's basic assump- tion is that all we need for working is somewhere to sit, somewhere to put a laptop and access to the outside world.
"I'm having a baby soon but when I go back to work I would consider their hot-desking service where you pay PS30 and that gives you five days over one month.
With the increasing trend in mobile workers, Oostveen said more large organisations will practice hot-desking in the workplace where a desk is allocated to more than one worker at a time to save on office space and cost.
And it is just unfortunate that flexible working - whether in the form of tele-working or the tempting option of hot-desking (working from a different desk each session) - threatens the cohesion of groups in ways that were not envisaged when these working arra-ngements were devised.
"Hot-desking" goes hand-in-hand with telecommuting and mobile working, enabling people to work in a wide range of locations.
It is anticipated that using the Microsoft desktop software will enable the force to improve its remote working capabilities, making hot-desking easier.
Recognised as an example of excellence, the project is now entering an exciting new phase which will see a fully equipped Emerge hot-desking facility established with the award-winning Derwentside Business Centre.
IHOW long will it be before the modern office phenomenon of hot-desking hits the BHB?
The report examines the growing trends in hot-desking, multi-jobbing, contract working and working from home, and forecasts two important knock-on effects of a radically different employment structure:
Hot-desking arrangements are poised to become the frontrunner in office design, an expert has predicted.
It is in the basement beneath Evelyn's and caters to freelance creative types during the day with hot-desking stations.
It comes just a day after reports that Debenhams is considering renting out space in its flagship Oxford Street store to hot-desking firm WeWork as it looks to fill excess space in its larger shops.