This is the sixth in a continuing blog series based on insights and findings from the Sodexo 2016 Workplace Trends Report. The Reportexamines nine key trends affecting business outcomes and the quality of life of employees and consumers.
By David Lázaro Rodrigo Energy and Sustainability Consultant, at CBRE
The biggest outlay for most commercial property occupiers is the cost of staff. In fact, it is estimated that 86% of operational cost is spent on employee salaries and associated benefits. Break this down and the space provided, particularly its quality, is of upmost importance. Simply, the workspace has a direct impact on productivity, talent retention and levels of absenteeism.