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Work from Home

To conduct business from one's residence as opposed to an office. Some employees may work from home on a temporary or project basis; for example, one may work from home on a weekend when the office is closed. However, others, notably the self-employed, work from home regularly because they do not have offices. The advent of home computers and the Internet have made working from home easier.
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Government research shows that another 4 million UK workers would like to work from home for at least some of their working week but are not given the chance.
The advance of technology means most tasks could easily be done from home, yet the incidence of homeworking among administrators is only two thirds of the whole economy average, just 9% actually work from home.
Many multinational companies across the globe have repeatedly highlighted work from home as an employee benefit that they provide.
Over the five years that the option to work from home has been available, we ve received consistently positive feedback from our staff saying that they feel more productive and are happy to be saving on commuting time and costs, Mat said.
When the Olympics are over, it will be interesting to see whether employees allowed to work from home during the Games ask for the arrangement to become permanent, irrespective of whether they have the right to request flexible working.
DEVASTATION Rescue workers in Christchurch CHOICE David Beck made a last-minute decision to work from home
com, recently announced they will be holding a free virtual event on February 19, 2011 called the Work-at-Home Career Summit, which will bring together a vibrant group of speakers who all own their own businesses and successfully work from home.
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Liverpool workers quizzed in the survey revealed that 67% never work from home, but 42% believe that home working would make them feel healthier and 72% claimed that if they did work from home they would consume less, with 50% claiming they would eat less fatty food.
In general, pandemic response plans differ from ordinary disaster recovery and business continuity plans in their emphasis on human resources and on work from home.