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Will you be encouraging your staff to work from home in the future?

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lookingforadvice

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If there’s one thing the coronavirus pandemic has taught businesses it is to consider encouraging employees to work from home where possible. Not only will this see businesses better prepared for any future pandemics but there could be a knock-on effect in reducing business base costs.
 
Business Upside

Business Upside

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Working from home can be positive for both enterprise employers and employees. Increased productivity, improved work-life balance, and reduced costs are just some of the ways remote work flexibility can be mutually beneficial.
 
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Jaker

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I do encourage them in doing so, as soon as they are doing their job properly!
 
zwilliam

zwilliam

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If there’s one thing the coronavirus pandemic has taught businesses it is to consider encouraging employees to work from home where possible. Not only will this see businesses better prepared for any future pandemics but there could be a knock-on effect in reducing business base costs.
Hi there,

we should take us according to the situation so its not for only one or two countries situation its in all over the world so that's a better solution to work from home. You know 57 to 58 Million people are working from home in different fields right so its not only because of coronavirus time but they already doing so its not a bad idea even there are a lot of companies going through this and having a good response and results.
 
Matt Rumbelow

Matt Rumbelow

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I think working from home is great for those that can do it. We personally just have some hot desks at a shared office that people can use if they want a change of scenery, or to maybe have a creative brainstorming session. This is a great, affordable solution, but obviously it's different for everyone
 
Caledonian TV

Caledonian TV

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WFH... or 'Telecommuting' from a 'SOHO', as it was known at the beginning of the 90s isn't a remotely new concept. In fact I seem to recall that it was a late-80s 'Yuppie ideal', especially for 'Creatives'. And by the mid-late 90s entirely practical for many via systems such as 'RDC' (Remote Desktop Connection) etc. It's only got more and more possible in those 20-30 years.

I spent 12 years lecturing (part time) at Stow College in Glasgow from 2000... much of my 'prep' was done at home via RDC over a 1/2 meg connection. At the turn of the Millennium our 'brave new world' was to include not only the 'death of the Salesman' but the demise of the big office. ...With all the benefits of improved home life, better mental health, reduced congestion and environmental impact - better access to work opportunities for rural areas, etc. etc. etc...

There is much irony in the fact it's taken a Pandemic to illustrate how practical what we should have been doing over 20 years ago is. And much sadness in that those who make their money through arguable usury of property speculation, and keeping people enslaved to 'hamster wheel' work practices and situations; which really amount to a form of 'private taxation' of other people's (actually productive) work - by the lazy, entitled, and parasitic.
 
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pmorris

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If there’s one thing the coronavirus pandemic has taught businesses it is to consider encouraging employees to work from home where possible. Not only will this see businesses better prepared for any future pandemics but there could be a knock-on effect in reducing business base costs.
Exactly. It has enabled employers to have first-hand experience of the advantages and disadvantages of home working. This experience can be very beneficial in feeding into the future direction of employees' working practices moving forward.
 
Business Upside

Business Upside

Member
In the future, remote working would be a advantage and disadvantage for the workers. There are solutions for the people who work from home. Encouraging the workers to work from home can be helpful for both the company and the employee.
 
Millwood

Millwood

Member
remote working will get more efficient in the future, so I think it will be fine if they will work from home
 
ErnestoRik

ErnestoRik

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it appears that working from home will fall relative to the high levels during the pandemic, but it is likely that it will be more common than before Covid-19. Crucially, any rise is expected to be concentrated in a few industries rather than common across all types of work.
 
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Normen

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Hello. I am very grateful for such useful information for me.
 
Maricores

Maricores

New Member
No, workers that work from outsourcing are uncontrollable.
 
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