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Working from home – expert advice for employers

Almost overnight, last March almost half of the UK’s workforce adopted some degree of working from home in response to the corona-virus pandemic.

A year on, it’s difficult for companies to justify poor customer service or employee support now as being ‘due to the pandemic’.Customers and employees feel that enough time has passed for businesses to have made adjustments to working practices to ensure that, despite the unusual circumstances, it is now ‘business as usual’.

With it looking more and more likely that some degree of remote working will continue to be a reality for many businesses for some time to come, we reached out to our network to ask – what could you do to make sure that working from home is effective, safe and affordable?

Read the bull blog here:

www.bluerocketaccounting.com/news/working-from-home-expert-advice-for-employers


By Miguel Calabrese from Blue Rocket Accounting, 1 month ago.

I think it is worth mentioning that all Employers still have a legal obligation to assure themselves that their employees have a safe & comfortable working environment at home. At the very least they should seek advice from their solicitor that they are doing as much as their insurer requires, for Professional Indemnity Insurance. Is their employees’ working environment comfortable (good chair, desk at the correct height?), safe (fire & CO alarm?), well ventilated, good light etc..

I think it is worth mentioning that all Employers still have a legal obligation to assure themselves that their employees have a safe & comfortable working environment at home. At the very least they should seek advice from their solicitor that they are doing as much as their insurer requires, for Professional Indemnity Insurance. Is their employees’ working environment comfortable (good chair, desk at the correct height?), safe (fire & CO alarm?), well ventilated, good light etc..

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