Back to the office – how retail HQs have been reshaped by the pandemic

Meeting spaces made up of chairs, sofas and coffee tables at Very Group HQ, Liverpool

In March last year, as the full threat of Covid-19 became ever clearer, the doors of retail head offices were slammed shut as the order was issued to work from home.

The working environments staff are returning to – and how often people are in – will likely be very different from those they hurriedly left last year.

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