Don’t take your home workers for granted

A great Blog from David at GreenPepper

Picture, worker in coffee cup

Some have been doing it for years, but Covid-19 has led to a big increase in the number of people working from home. What’s more, in many organisations it is proving popular, as staff and their senior management recognise the various benefits.

But while the pandemic has driven the increase in home working, are the benefits being shared-out evenly? There may be savings to organisations on, for example, office overheads, but we must not replace these with additional overhead costs to the home worker (heating, lighting etc.). Put simply, there needs to be a win-win for all involved. It must also be remembered that not everyone can work from home, whether it’s because they don’t have access to high speed Internet, or because their home environment is simply unsuitable (for any number of practical or personal reasons).

But how should organisations manage the shift to home working?  Working on…

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