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The rise of remote working: What’s the appeal?

Working from home is on the rise in the UK, with almost 4.3 million people doing so last year. While it offers many benefits, there are also a number of challenges that need to be overcome in order for working from home to be effective.

Sage Remote Working and Virtual Teams

Benefits to employees working remotely

Additional free time saved from not having to commute to work

Improved work-life balance.

More flexibility

Increased productivity

Higher job satisfaction

Building a virtual team for companies

Sage Remote Working and Virtual Teams

Living in the digital age means that we have never been better connected with one another. Through the use of modern technology, employers are able to cut costs, improve productivity and have a wider range of access to talent.

However, firms need to be able to identify which members of staff are disciplined and focused enough to work just as efficiently from home. In addition, some managers may find the lack of face-to-face interaction with employees a difficulty with regards to communication and discipline.

To find out more, read Sage’s comprehensive guide to working remotely.
 

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