The government says working from home will become part of the new normal after the Covid 19 pandemic.
Setting up my new home working station. The Govt wants remote working to become part of the new normal. If done right, the benefits will be huge; reduced business costs, better work-life balance especially for parents, less traffic, lower emissions & time saved on the commute. pic.twitter.com/REdA78d1Hd— Leo Varadkar (@LeoVaradkar) July 9, 2020
It's launching a public consultation today on new guidelines for remote working to look at areas including employment rights, data protection and the right to disconnect. You can access the document here here
Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise Leo Varadkar says if done right, remote working could lead to reduced business costs, less traffic, shorter commutes and a better work-life balance.