Businesses use hot desks for many reasons.
Hot desking facilities are designed to help companies to save money. They are designed to give employees flexibility, and provide a creative, vibrant environment.
In basic terms, hot desking is when an organisation has fewer desks than employees. Desk space is used by more than one employee but at different times of the day or week. Eg one person uses the space in the morning. A different person uses the desk in the afternoon, and a third employee uses the desk in the evening.
The term is thought to be derived from a navel term “Hot Racking”. Sailors would use a bunk on a rotational ‘shift’ basis. Space on board ships at a premium. Hot Racking enabled ships to devote less space to sleeping and more to transporting goods.
If you find yourself needing somewhere to work for a day or just an hour, please take a look at the hot desk facilities at Heath House Conference Centre.