As workforces become more dispersed and global, it's easy to assume employees can manage on their own and take charge of their working day. But, as Hannah Prince - business psychologist at Insights Learning and Development - explains, there are a number of unexpected areas where HR may need to step in.
The world's largest custodian bank and asset servicing company, the Bank of New York Mellon, has halted its plan to stop its staff across the world from working from home.
When Dolly Parton sang about working 9 to 5 in 1980, the song reflected most employees' regular office hours. Brian Hall looks at how things have changed in the past 40 years and asks if working from home always works?
Work stress has led nearly half of UK workers to look for a new job, according to new research published on National Stress Awareness Day. And flexible work might provide some of the answer, finds a separate study.
Remote working is commonplace, but how should employers manage performance? Shopify's Colin Boyer talks to Roly Walter, founder of Appraisd, about remote workers and how the 12-year-old company gets the most from them.
Almost half (46%) of employees feel under pressure to demonstrate they are actually working while working from home, research by remote working platform LogMeIn has found.
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This employment tribunal held, in White v Propharma Group MIS Ltd, that the employer had not indirectly discriminated against a female employee by requiring her to remove potential interruptions while working at home by arranging childcare.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to homeworking/teleworking.