People regularly working from home up by 27% in last decade
Article by:Makbool Javaid |
TUC analysis shows 374,000 more employees are working from home than 10 years ago, a 27.7% increase in the number of homeworkers in the last decade. 1.7 million people now regularly work from home, of which almost twice as many men as women are homeworkers, 11.9% of managers work at home (more than any other group) and 230,000 disabled people work from home, giving them a greater access to the labour market. The TUC say while the significant increase in homeworking is encouraging there still needs to be a cultural shift for it to be accepted more widely with more employers recognising the benefits of the connected world in which we live.
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