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Many employers need mobile workers to carry out their business tasks, for example to sell their products and provide installation, repair and delivery services.
The management of a mobile workforce, for example a remote sales team, creates a numbers of challenges for employers around health and safety, communication and control, and working time.
As seen in the Tyco case, the working time status of travelling time for workers with no usual place of work has been particularly controversial.
4 Nov 2020
Finding out that an employee has secretly been working from another country isn’t a new problem, but it has become...
28 Sep 2020
Uber has won the right to continue operating in London because of its safety improvements.
20 Jul 2020
Four years in the making – final decision on the employment status of Uber drivers will have huge ramifications for the gig economy.
24 Oct 2019
Employers looking to adopt a remote-first working environment must ensure staff are empowered to take ownership of their careers and...
30 Sep 2019
The number of remote working jobs available has doubled in the past four years, according to job board CV-Library.
25 Apr 2019
PROMOTED CONTENT | The frontline workers interacting directly with customers have too often been left at the back of the line ...
25 Mar 2019
Giving employees a compelling purpose is nothing new, but it might help create a sense of belonging in a world...
7 Nov 2018
Work stress has led to nearly half of UK workers to look for a new job, according to new research...
13 Aug 2018
Smartphones are encouraging employees to exceed the number of hours they are contracted to work, which in some cases could...
30 May 2018
Workers posted to another EU country will be entitled to the same rate of pay and working conditions as their...
31 Mar 2018
More roles now involve business travel with increasing risks and stress for employees. Julian Eyears, medical director of occupational health...
21 Oct 2015
Travel time and on-call time are treated differently for the purposes of the national minimum wage and the working time...
20 Oct 2015
More and more employees now work outside the office, whether for better work-life balance or to match the demands of...
28 Sep 2015
Employers are just starting to get to grips with the recent ECJ ruling that travel to...