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Regus Umbrella
TORONTO,
02
February
2016
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Coffee shops are bustling with activity, but are they the best place to conduct business? Flexible workspace provider, Regus, recently investigated the perils of the remote worker, who is often found working in spaces other than a traditional office. Globally, the result shows that on-the-go workers don’t mind checking emails in a coffee shop, but they can only work in this environment for a maximum of 20 minutes. The research surveyed 44,000 survey respondents from more than 100 countries, including 1,869 Canadian professionals.

In Canada, the results found that 57 per cent agree that coffee shops are fine for checking email but not responding to email. Nearly one-half (48%) are happy to tap out a short reply over coffee before finding a more suitable working environment for more considered responses. In addition to cafes, 46 per c...

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