The CEO of SysGroup has laid out his M&A and return-to-office plans for the next 12 months following the LSE-listed MSP's bumper results.
Talking to CRN after SysGroup logged 53 per cent annual revenue growth, Adam Binks said the intent is to forge on with its buy-and-build model and make "two or three" strategic bolt-on acquisitions in its current financial year.
Addressing the question of whether MSPs will need to inhabit conventional offices in the future, Binks said SysGroup is following in the footsteps of Twitter by giving staff the option to work from home - even in the long run.
"91 per cent are happy to continue to work from home - either for then the next three months, or permanently," Binks said.
"Our plan at the moment is to reopen our offices on 1 October. That will be for people who want to come back to work. We won't be forcing anyone to come back to work. We will be taking almost a Twitter approach, in the respect that if you want to work from home in the future, we've got no problem with that, as long as productivity levels remain [the same]. We are a KPI-driven business, so we can measure that pretty easily."
Based in Liverpool, SysGroup also has offices in London, Newport, Bristol and Telford.
"It's only as we start to come out the other side that we'll be able to address the question: do we actually need an office? I think to some degree there's always going to be a requirement for one - maybe two. Do we need them all? That's the big I can't answer at the moment," Binks said.
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Fresh from posting 53 per cent revenue uplift, SysGroup CEO Adam Binks says his firm will follow in Twitter's footsteps by giving staff the option of remote working - even in the longer term