Pros and Cons of Introducing Animals to your Shared office in London

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Should you keep an animal in your shared office in London?

Things to consider before introducing an animal in your shared office in London.

In some offices a pet can really improve the atmosphere and help to put workers at ease. However, in others it could prove to be a distraction and even cause a little bit of mayhem. With this in mind here are some facts and information that you should consider before getting an animal for your shared office in London.

Surveys and polls have shown that the majority of office workers feel that the inclusion of a small animal in their workspace would improve productivity. That said during the same survey (carried out by recruitment firm Office Angels for the BBC) many people said they’d prefer a big screen satellite TV or table football machine.

However, a pet within a shared office in London can be a great way to relieve some stress and provide a way of waking up colleagues without resorting to 50 cups of coffee a day. The survey also revealed that 80% of office workers thought that the atmosphere at the office would be improved if their workspace was redecorated.

Obviously the size of your shared office in London will affect whether or not an animal is suitable. It is just as important to consider the animal’s comfort as it is considering the effect it will have on your workers. Larger offices should probably avoid animals as the levels of activity could prove too much. However, if you have enough room, not too many people and you can ensure that the animal is comfortable it is a great way of improving the atmosphere in your shared office in London. are specialists in London office space, providing a free, personal service for companies seeking a London based home for their business. If you are currently looking to move offices within the capital call our team on +44 (0) 207 166 7981.