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Should employers pay for THESE WFH essentials?

The coronavirus pandemic forced many organisations into remote working arrangements almost overnight. While remote employees will save money on commutes and travel, it seems that financial costs have risen in other areas of working life. New research from smart meter energy provider, Utilita, revealed that Brits are spending more than £65million collectively each month on energy while working from home. When investigating the costs of operating a home-based office, boiling a kettle for hot drinks and using the microwave to re-heat lunch, the Sun reported that the total cost is £5.04 per month based on an eight-hour working day. Even though workers may be able to save costs elsewhere, the figures illustrate the financial cost associated with working from home. To find out what...

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