Making sure your staff are equipped for home working

June 3, 2020 12:50 pm

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Many companies have asked their employees to work from home during the current pandemic and for some businesses this may be a permanent move. As they look for ways to claw back money they have lost and to look at new ways of working some businesses are closing their offices and utilising home working instead. In order to do this it is important that you ensure that your employees have all the necessary equipment that they need. This could include.

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Somewhere to work – supplying your employees with a desk and Draughtsman Chaircan make all the difference when it comes to their productivity and their overall health and wellbeing. Sitting at a dining table or a coffee table to work is going to take its toll on their back, neck and shoulders.

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Software – do you employees have access to all the software that your company uses and do you need to set up an intranet so that they can access this? It is also important to ensure that you give them advice and training on any external software that you are going to be using such as Zoom and Skype.

Hardware – make sure that you arrange for your employees to have laptops or computers depending on how you are going to be working going forwards as well as headsets and webcams for online meetings.