Survey: Businesses Plan Long-Term with the Home Office | Free Press

The crown crisis has an impact on almost every area of ‚Äč‚Äčlife. Long-term changes are likely to be particularly noticeable in the world of work, as research suggests.

Munich (dpa) – The trend towards the Interior Ministry caused by the Crown crisis will change Germany’s economy in the long run.

When asked about the long-term effects of Corona on their company, 66 percent of CFOs surveyed by management consultancy Deloitte said, “We are planning to rely more and more on remote work.”

First of all, that costs money. 43 percent said: “We will significantly expand our cyber protection due to increased remote work.” On the other hand, companies are saving: “We are planning to reduce our office space in the future due to the increased number of home offices,” said 37 percent of CFOs surveyed.

“Cost reductions” will be at the top of the list of strategic measures for 71 percent of managers in the next twelve months. When making investments, 61 percent want to spend more money on “optimizing business organization and processes.” With “software, data, IT networks, and website activities,” 47 percent want to put a stronger focus.

The CFO’s verdict on the effectiveness of the billions in government aid was mixed. The short-time job assignment helped his business, 54 percent of those surveyed said. In contrast, only 5 percent found the VAT reduction useful.