Glossary
Comparing Workspace Terms

Flexible Seating vs. Hot Desking

Flexible seating is the umbrella term in which; hot desks, activity-based workspaces, flex desking fall under.
Under flexible seating, the term hot-desking is used to describe a space in which desks are allocated as required and desks are rotated between employees on a day-to-day basis. The purpose of hot desking is to use office space more efficiently and eliminate unused space. Desks can not be booked in advance and employees take the desk that is available at the moment of arrival.