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Guide: Manage Remote Workers

BT Business has published a free guide to help employers manage remote workers so they work productively and feel part of the team. According to their research, 47% of employees feel they will miss out on office camaraderie, gossip and banter by working remotely, while 23% of employees are concerned that colleagues will accuse them of skiving if they work from home. The Remote Manager’s Toolkit includes guidance on how managers can overcome these issues, such as by building a trusting relationship with remote workers, helping a lone employee to overcome feelings of isolation, and making the transition into flexible working profitable. The author of the guide, Dr Frank Shaw of the Centre for Future Studies said: “Remote working is the future of work in the UK, enabling cost savi... »