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Delayed Start To Meetings Sees Businesses Fall Behind

Delayed Start To Meetings Sees Businesses Fall Behind

Businesses are losing two working days a year by starting their weekly meetings late, according to a survey by Barco. Their survey of 1,000 office workers revealed that 59% attend meetings “a few times a week” with meetings beginning, on average, six minutes late. This equates to 864 minutes lost each year, provided an employee attends four meetings per week If a business employs 50 people, it’s calculated they will lose 950 hours every year – an important consideration for firms with billable hours. When the cause of a delayed start was investigated, team members struggling with technology was cited as the main offender, with this accounting for 31% of all get-togethers that lacked punctuality – while 16% was due to adaptor problems. Overall, the research also shows that the causes ... »