10 workplace trends

Open plan office spaces will make cubicles obsolete.

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2. Activity-based working

In terms of office design, a number of trends are emerging as employers look to cut costs and increase collaboration. WMK Architecture managing director Greg Barnett says there is a move towards "activity based working", where employees work in open-plan spaces without assigned offices or cubicles.

“This way of working offers numerous benefits such as reducing the number of desks and floor space needed, ultimately lowering the organisation’s costs,” he says. 

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