Remote WorkingMay, 2020
Remote working is a privilege not every industry shares, but now coronavirus has left regulated industries with no choice. Our Remote Working special report, published in The Times, looks at measuring remote performance, adapting online defences to new threats, and expert advice to stay productive and happy at home. It explores how the enforced work-from-home experiment, with children added in, could be a new dawn for working parents. Also, the featured infographic looks at what long-term remote workers have in common and what they can teach businesses about embracing a flexible working policy.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused millions of us to set up offices at home, but a number of people have been championing this working style for years. Not only do they enjoy a healthier work-life balance, these remote workers seem to be happier, more loyal and more productive. So what do these employees have in common, besides their workplace, and can they teach businesses anything about embracing a flexible working policy?