The COVID-19 pandemic and the measures put in place in response in countries around the world – including the United Kingdom – have compelled employers and employees to adopt a new vision for work. Countless businesses have survived during the crisis by having employees conduct their work from home.
Now, one year after the pandemic began, home-office remote work has proved so effective, it is being considered for the post-pandemic future. But remote work raises a host of legal and administrative challenges. This article – based on the 8 December 2020 webinar The Future is Now: The New World of Work in the UK and hosted by employment lawyers Gary Henderson and Eleni Sideris with CMS UK – discusses how telework and home-office work impact the traditional workplace, and explores the challenges that these forms of employment pose for workers and companies, both now and in the years to come. Read the article and watch webinar recording on this topic below.