When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the UK back in March, the majority of office workers were forced to work from the comfort of their own homes. Now, with the majority of businesses seeing their work from home measures prove to be a success with an increase in productivity from staff, many are considering implementing remote work as a longer-term solution.
However, with this new way of working, employers have an even greater duty of care when it comes to supporting their workers; by needing to implement health & safety measures, working-time regulations and ensuring frequent communication with their staff.
HR Grapevine spoke to several experts to detail the new responsibilities employers have towards their staff, and how best they can support them.
Read the full article here: https://www.hrgrapevine.com/content/article/2020-09-04-what-responsibilities-do-employers-have-to-remote-staff
Howell, K (2020) “How should employers support remote staff?”. HR Grapevine, (12/10/2020)