Remote working is a trend that is not slowing down anytime soon.
Its predicted that 38% of the populations full-time employees will be doing their work remotely within the next decade. The time to embrace remote working is now as this could be the workplace of the future.
There are many clear benefits of working remotely such as:
A few years ago, employers would have expressed concern about allowing employees to work remotely, as it might not have been clear to them how communication and daily tasks would have been done. However today it has never been easier to organise a remote workforce with tools such as Remote apps (cloud), SWYX Unified Comms, Microsoft 365 apps.
In addition to that there are some amazing advantages of remote working for employers that range from saving money on office space to getting the most out of employees.
Studies have shown that remote workers have a higher level of productivity due to the fact they are in a comfortable environment with fewer distractions than the average office space.
Many employers find remote workers are more inclined to start the day early due to the lack of commuting and they won’t be rushing to make a train at the end of the day. Many employees are happy staying an extra 5-10 minutes to finish off any tasks.
Better overall health
Remote employees are notably less stressed than their in-office counterparts, simply due to the fact they have to commute less. By eliminating their commute and letting them work in an environment that they’re comfortable in has shown to reduce stress and increase overall health.
Remote employees are also great for a business’s bottom line. Less in office staff means money saved on costs like rent and office furniture.
Remote working is on the up and it’s not slowing down any time soon. Even allowing employees 1-2 days a week remote work has proven benefits. Many companies have taken the remote plunge. If you feel like the benefits of remote working for employers benefits you, then why not contact us and we will demo for you all the available tools creating an efficient remote workforce for your business.