Tag: Remote Working

The Benefits of Remote Working for Parents

3rd May 2019 Off

Working 9-5 isn’t practical when you have kids. Unfortunately, school times aren’t flexible and dropping off and picking up your children from school can sometimes be impossible if you’re working in an office. In the UK, all employees have the legal right to request flexible working – not just parents and carers, although, very few…

By Cassie Cain

My Remote Working Journey

29th April 2019 Off

Back in January, I was working a 9-5 office job and despite my job being 100% computer based, I had to work in the office each day. Why? In all honesty, I have no idea. As a digital marketer, I could have done the job from anywhere in the world, but despite working independently day-to-day,…

By Cassie Cain

Combatting Isolation And Loneliness | Remote Working

17th April 2019 Off

Remote working or ‘SmartWorking’ is becoming increasingly more popular among businesses, although this offers a wide range of benefits for remote workers, some SmartWorking can leave you feeling a little isolated. Feeling isolated will affect every remote worker at some point during their SmartWorking career, but there are many ways for combatting isolation and loneliness.…

By Cassie Cain

Remote Working for Businesses

16th April 2019 Off

Remote working jobs are on the rise with around 1.5million workers in the UK working remotely already. As a result, businesses now have to take remote working seriously as more workers now prefer jobs that offer more flexibility. Modern businesses are increasingly challenged to keep pace with the growing expectations of their workforce. However, in…

By Cassie Cain

Debunking the Misconceptions of Remote Workers

11th April 2019 Off

In the UK, it’s estimated that around 1.5 million employees already work remotely. Recent data has revealed that in 2018, the number of SmartWorking job listings increased by 151%, but why are some businesses still very reluctant to hire remote workers? There are many false illusions about SmartWorking, below, we’ve listed the top 4 misconceptions about SmartWorkers.…

By Cassie Cain