Bricks to Clicks: Workspace Interrupted.
2019 has been a watershed year for the labour market in South Africa, with major retrenchments across several sectors making headlines. A large number of these decisions have been driven businesses in the financial services, retail, mining, media, construction, manufacturing and others electing to occupy less physical space, prioritise efficiencies and respond to changing business models and structural dynamics. The rise of technology in fintech, ecommerce and production is rapidly shaping where and how we work, live, play. Where will the retail shopfront, manufacturing plant and workplace of the future position itself and how will it affect productivity, employee and consumer experiences, wellbeing, brand and culture engagement.