This Working Life: How to avoid the risks of remote working

Working from home is here to stay, and while it does not fundamentally alter the employer/employee relationship, there are some practical differences to be kept in mind

Employers need to check in regularly with their staff, ensure that employees are happy and generally do as much as they can to provide support and assistance where needed

Hundreds of thousands of Irish workers have spent the better part of the last two years or so working from home. It is undeniable that a significant proportion, most likely the majority, will want to continue working this way for the foreseeable future.

Employers, understandably, were unsure about the viability of remote working at the outset of the pandemic. Repeated surveys have demonstrated that both employers and employees now realise that it is the way ...