How to suggest a working from home policy to the Board

The Board is unlikely to be swayed by anything other than a solid business case...
How to suggest a working from home policy to the Board

Why do people go to work? It might seem like a silly thing to ask, but the key to the question lies in the word ‘go’. In an age where almost everybody has a computer and phone in their own home, it is entirely possible for many jobs to be done entirely from home.

However, whilst the benefits are widely documented, including reduced presenteeism, increased wellbeing and allowing employees able to juggle commitments, convincing the Board to allow staff the freedom to work from wherever they choose to can be tricky. A cultural shift is still required, despite the Timewise Foundation finding as many as 87% of employees either work flexibly or wish they could.

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