Remote working will reduce commutes and ease housing crisis, says Humphreys

This involves providing millions of euro in funding to digital ‘hubs’ with high-speed broadband, as well as addressing the fears of businesses about staff members’ ability to work outside the office

10th November, 2019

Heather Humphreys, the Minister for Business, is planning to boost remote working to reduce long commutes and ease the demand for housing in cities. This involves providing millions of euro in funding to digital ‘hubs’ with high-speed broadband, as well as addressing the fears of businesses about staff members’ ability to work outside the office.

A briefing note by civil servants in Humphrey’s department stated that remote working would lead to a...

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