hot desk

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hot desk

1. noun A desk or workstation that is shared between employees in an office. I've never worked at a hot desk in a company before; while it was strange not having my own desk at first, with everything done on laptops you barely notice it after a while!
2. verb To share a desk or workstation with other employees in an office. I've never hot desked in a company before; while it was strange not having my own desk at first, with everything done on laptops you barely notice it after a while!
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Mr George said it would be suitable as a community centre, centre for education, disabled services and for hot-desks for emerging businesses.
Hi-tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Dell are leading the cavalry charge away from the standard, open-plan, pod-filled office towards more flexible accommodation comprising hot-desks, coffee bars, lounges, small private rooms for confidential meetings, break-out areas and meeting rooms for those, still essential, face-to-face get-togethers.
Add to this the brand new, fully equipped, free to use onsite modern gymnasium, a modern cafe/coffee shop, bi-monthly informal networking breakfasts, fully equipped meeting rooms, conference and video conferencing facilities, hot-desks, fully fitted and equipped communal kitchen areas, male, female and disabled toilets, shower rooms and "break-out" seating areas and the offer is simply irresistible.
A range of value added services are included within each customised agreement that include; access to state-of-the-art meeting rooms with video conferencing, dedicated receptionist services, mail handling, IT services, hot-desks and concierge services.
The incubator suite includes four separate life sciences laboratories with write-up facilities, a communal area with hot-desks, a boardroom and break-out space.
Add to this the brand new, fully equipped, free-to-use on-site modern gymnasium capable of accommodating about 20 users at any one time, a modern cafe/coffee shop, fully equipped meeting rooms, conference and video conferencing facilities, hot-desks, fully fitted and equipped communal kitchen areas, male, female and disabled toilets, shower rooms and "break-out" seating areas and the serviced offer is simply irresistible.
New and early stage businesses will be able to use offices and hot-desks for any period required, and non-resident entrepreneurs can avail of advice and support online.