Early 2020 saw the unprecedented mass migration to homeworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As many offices and businesses remain closed, just what are the implications for those remote workers in terms of comfort, safety, and productivity?

In a series of three podcasts, OPI CEO Steve Hilleard talks to leading expert and Fellowes Head of European Marketing for Workplace Health Solutions Louise Shipley about this new way of working and its impact on employee health and well-being.

Episode One

Louise Shipley will discuss homeworking and its impact on employee health and well-being. She will also detail the opportunities that exist for business supplies dealers to support those companies that still have a majority home-based workforce, and what the ‘new normal’ means in terms of legislation and an employer’s duty of care obligations.


Listen to Episode One. 

Episode Two

In this episode, the discussion revolves around hybrid working. In this conversation, Louise Shipley delves into what this means for employers moving forward and she explains the role our industry’s resellers can play in supporting customers with a hybrid working set-up, as well as the potential commercial opportunities.


Listen to Episode Two.

Episode Three

At the end of January, Fellowes Brands launched its New Way of Working survey to understand how employees cope with working from home. In this final episode, Louise Shipley delves into the results, providing a fascinating insight into how the events of the past year are expected to reshape the world of work. She also reveals the opportunities for the business supplies industry.


Listen to Episode Three.

Source: OPI