Tesco to offer hybrid workers flexible working space instore

Tesco has signed a new deal with flexible working firm, IWG, to allow people to use the Big 4 grocer as a place to work.

As a result of the partnership, Regus owner IWG will be converting excess space at Tesco branches into flexible office space.

The first location to see the benefits of the new partnership will be the Tesco Extra in New Malden.

Located on the store’s upper mezzanine level, the 3,800 sq.ft spaces will contain 12 OpenDesks, 30 co-working spaces and a meeting room.

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Businesses and individuals will be able to access workspaces from mid-May.

The move is part of IWG’s plan to add 1,000 new locations to its global network in 2022 as the demand for hybrid working accelerates.

Other new IWG locations across South London will include Twickenham, Sutton and Battersea Power Station.

Tesco head of strategic partnerships Louise Goodland said: “We are pleased to be working with IWG to offer customers the chance to work more flexibly from their local Tesco.”

“We are always looking to serve our customers and communities better and we will be interested to see how they respond to this new opportunity.”

IWG founder and CEO Mark Dixon also commented on the partnership, saying: “For several decades we have been at the forefront of hybrid work, empowering people to work more productively and conveniently.

“People don’t want to spend hours commuting every day and instead want to live and work in their local communities.”

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