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Home workers risk back trouble

New findings from the BCA revealed that many Brits are opting for home-comforts over health, with just under a fifth (19%) of those working remotely on a laptop /desktop computer admitting to working from the sofa, and more than one in ten (11%) saying they work from their bed.

Article by: | Published: 20 April 2016

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Mobilising the mobile workforce

The UK already has a strong mobile workforce but it’s still growing. Many firms requiring proactive, self-managing employees to work remotely or between locations can enjoy a clear return on investment because of the increased productivity levels that this flexibility encourages.

Article by: | Published: 23 March 2016

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Top tips for flexible working

Every employee now has a right to request flexible working but there are still barriers for some companies; mainly around trusting people to be working as productively from home.

Article by: | Published: 30 September 2015

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Assessing for the fleX Factor

The only thing that is constant in business nowadays is change. As companies face permanent uncertainty, strategic goals become a moving target.

Article by: | Published: 20 July 2015

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Taking the controls in remote-working

Recent studies seem to be show that there is a gap between the apparent enthusiasm for remote working on behalf of employers and the low rate of adoption by employees. This appears to be due to a mix of legacy infrastructure and the lack of IT support for the remote workers alongside a matter of ego and trust on behalf of managers. By Carl Boraman, Commercial Director, Tollring.

Article by: | Published: 10 July 2015

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Welcome to Homeworking 2.0

The barriers to mass homeworking are being knocked down by technology advances that are de-risking HR compliance and processes

Article by: | Published: 9 June 2015