Home Working or Teleworking can enable employers to grow their business without taking on additional costly office space, provide extended customer service hours or help provide cost effective additional resources during peak hours or to cover lunchtimes.
It can allow employers to recruit specialist key workers from a wider geographic with the options of occasional or regular home working options.
Home Working can reduce staff turnover by providing additional flexibility for example when staff are returning from maternity or paternity leave or have to move further from the office for any reason.
Home Working and Teleworking can provide effective disaster recovery contingency should access to the normal work place be restricted for any reason.
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It helps to rejuvenate local communities and reduce the waste and pollution of commuting. So at every level, individual, business, industry, society or even the whole economy, it brings benefits.