The Bigger Picture - Privacy and Work in the New Normal

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Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, home working whilst not unheard of, was still relatively uncommon, or in many cases limited to a few days per month. 


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The pandemic, and the resulting lockdown restrictions, have driven a vast segment of the population, particularly in western markets, into remote working. Coupled with government intervention, such as the furlough scheme in the UK, there has been a substantial change in levels of employment over the course of the pandemic, as well as working hours.

Likewise, the question of how long the ‘new normal’ will prevail is paramount: remote working raises numerous concerns around privacy, employee welfare, and productivity; issues which will be discussed further in this research.

In this eBook, 3M explore:

  • The challenges and privacy concerns introduced by remote working
  • How the future of work may look
  • The so called ‘road to recovery’- will this ever be truly achieved?
  • Threats and solutions for data protection in the ‘new normal’