I’ve been asked this and similar questions a number of times since work from home came into rule. If you had asked me six months ago, I’d have probably agreed with several of the reasons for keeping people working in the office. But now?
There's a cool feature in Zoom to record your meeting, either cloud or directly to your PC (cloud is recommended). Once recorded you have two versions: video and audio. Other video conference platforms most likely have the same facility.
It’s becoming abundantly clear to anyone keeping up that it was far easier to stop the economy than it will be to restart it. After many discussions in my network, it seems most people think we may never be able to go back to the way we used to work.
After many discussions in my network it’s becoming clearer that we will not be normal for a long time. It’s not just about how soon we all go back to our offices but how our behaviour will change when we’re working together.