Editor's message: Hybrid working, which is sometimes referred to as "blended working", is a form of flexible working that allows employees to split their time between attending the workplace and working remotely (typically from home).
The hybrid working model provides employers with a valuable way to make their workforce more agile while also improving employees' work-life balance. However, the introduction of hybrid working is not without its challenges. It is important for employers to:
To ensure the successful implementation this new way of working, it is also important to make the ground rules clear to the workforce from the outset, which could be done through a hybrid working policy.
Stephen Simpson, principal employment law editor
HR and legal information and guidance relating to hybrid working.