This is what Scotsman readers think about working from home post-lockdown

Readers of The Scotsman have had their say on working from home during the coronavirus crisis, and whether they’d like to continue to do so post-lockdown.

The Scotsman lockdown survey.
The Scotsman lockdown survey.

Our lockdown survey, published across this title and 150 others across the UK last week, gives an insight into how the crisis has impacted people in Scotland, and what they would like to see happen in the coming weeks and months.

In total we asked readers 25 questions on their attitude towards the lockdown, and of these two focused on how people feel about working from home.

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39% of Scotsman readers who completed our survey said they have had to work from home for the first time or to a much greater extent due to the coronavirus outbreak.

By comparison, on a national level, 40% answered that they haven’t, 34% said they have and 25% said this question wasn’t applicable.

We also asked to what extent readers of The Scotsman would like to continue working from home - even after restrictions are lifted.

The majority of Scotsman readers who took part in the survey responded ‘I’d like to work from home some of the time’.

Nationally, 43% answered ‘I’d like to work from home some of the time’, 25% answered ‘I’d like to work from home most of the time’, 18% said ‘I don’t want to work from home at all’ and 9% answered ‘I’d like to work entirely from home’.



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