We’re pleased to share The Globe and Mail article, How co-working spaces expose companies to new legal risks. “Sharing office space with other companies and entrepreneurs can be an attractive option for growing businesses,” the author notes. But, as Jordan Kirkness points out, “when you’ve got your employees working in a work space that they share with other businesses, the potential for passing personal information, confidential information, on to the wrong person is just so much greater.” Jim Holloway cautions entrepreneurs about openly collaborating: “You know the old saying walls have ears? Well that’s true and it’s even worse when there are no walls”.
Our own Space for Agility series explores the many risk factors employers need to be aware of before considering co-working solutions as part of their real estate strategy. Please click here to read the most recent article in the series: Making Co-Working Work.