March 17, 2015
According to research by the Office for National Statistics, 13.9% of UK workers do their jobs remotely: that’s 4.2 million people. The remote working population has grown by 1.3 million since 2008 and is at its highest level since records began in 1998. Remote working certainly has its advantages, both for employers and employees. However, for employers there are considerations to be made concerning health and safety, data protection and physical risks – and insurance.