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A homeworking policy can provide benefits for an employer, for example allowing a valuable employee more flexibility, increasing the chances of retention. Challenges for homeworkers include ensuring they have the discipline to work alone and remotely, employee communication, and health and safety issues.
26 Feb 2021
The average employee worked 7.7 hours of unpaid overtime each week in 2020 and lost out on £7,000 in wages.
25 Feb 2021
As the UK economy and society cautiously unlocks between now and the summer, managing ‘return to work’ will need to...
16 Feb 2021
The rewards of establishing a functioning hybrid model of working are many, says EY, but businesses should be under no illusion about the challenges they face.
11 Feb 2021
Office workers across Europe do not expect to return to the workplace until at least the summer, according to a survey.
11 Feb 2021
More than half of UK employees say they they have been expected to work outside of regular working hours during lockdown; employees in EU may soon benefit from 'right to disconnect' rules.
8 Feb 2021
Next year, high value employees will judge how well their firms supported them during the pandemic before deciding next career steps.
3 Feb 2021
KPMG has cut the pay of its UK partners by 11% and is rethinking its office estate as it focuses...
1 Feb 2021
A renewed campaign to make the right to request flexible working available from an employee’s first day at work has...
27 Jan 2021
ON DEMAND | The pandemic has been tough on your employees. Not only have they endured multiple lockdowns that have cut off...
22 Jan 2021
Leaders can learn a lot about helping employees in times of stress by looking at how individuals approach problems. Using...
20 Jan 2021
The Labour Party has called on the government to urgently update guidance on the use of surveillance at work after...
18 Jan 2021
The number of jobs advertised as a home working role more than trebled in 12 months, with indications that businesses...
14 Jan 2021
Analysis of the impact of Covid found Hemel Hempstead and Bracknell were likely to see the most office jobs shift permanently to remote working.
12 Jan 2021
Facing a landscape of coronavirus restrictions until spring at the earliest means building resilience among employees should be top of the agenda for business leaders.
11 Jan 2021
Working from home will not be the ‘new normal’ in a post-Covid world, chancellor Rishi Sunak has said.