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SME Decision Makers Don’t Trust Staff to Work from Home

Some SME decision makers don’t allow their workforce to work from home despite obvious business benefits, according to research carried out online by YouGov, on behalf of NewVoiceMedia. Only 23% of the senior decision makers in SMEs allow all their staff to work from home all the time. Of the respondents who don’t allow their employees to work remotely, the main reason cited (85%) was the need for staff to be physically onsite, while 12% simply don’t have the technology required to allow home working. Disappointingly, 11% of senior decision makers who don’t allow home working stated that it was because they believed their employees would be less productive with five per cent suggesting their staff couldn’t be trusted to do a full day’s work at home. Jonathan Grant, CEO at NewVoiceMedia, sa... »