This line manager
briefing guides line managers on the law and good practice on managing a remote sales force. In this briefing, remote employees are those who spend the majority of their working time away from a fixed base, visiting domestic and commercial premises.
Another briefing Line manager briefing on homeworking covers managing employees who work from home.
This line manager briefing is accompanied by a PowerPoint presentation for training purposes.
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This briefing includes information on:
Methods of communication
Motivating remote sales representatives
Employers' health and safety duties
Assessing and controlling risks
Reporting accidents and injuries
Safety of company property
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Line managers responsible for recruiting remote sales representatives should seek to determine whether or not candidates have the skills, attributes and experience that make them suitable for the role.