Guide

Employees working from home

Introduction

Allowing staff to work at home on either a full or part-time basis can bring a range of business benefits - from increased productivity and greater staff motivation to more effective use of your premises.

Home working also widens the base from which you can recruit, boosting your chances of recruiting successfully.

This guide will help you decide whether home working is a possibility for your business and sets out key issues and considerations when introducing and managing the practice.

These considerations include health and safety obligations and how to ensure employees are provided with the appropriate equipment to carry out their job effectively.