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There has never been a better time to go remote

Are you on the fence about hiring a remote team member or an entire remote team?

A 2018 survey by Zug pointed to:

  • at least 70% of our global workforce surveyed working remotely at least once per week; and

  • 53% working at least 3 days a week remotely.

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5 reasons your organisation needs to hire remote employees

As the marketplace becomes more competitive with disruption and technology, it can be difficult to thrive in business using traditional methods.That being said, why be traditional?  Why not think outside the box and look at the way you do things. 

Do you need a large office with your employees sitting in front of you?  Or can you downsize to a serviced office or room in a co working space and grow your business in a smarter way? Hiring a fully or partial remote team is a way to achieve this.  Below I unpack 5 reasons you can’t ignore remote work for your business.

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5 important legal issues for organisations hiring remote workers

There are real benefits for organisations who hire remote (or distributed) teams and permit existing employees to work from home.  Productivity, cheaper rental or real estate costs and a unique culture of employee engagement and happier employees are only some of the benefits. I can vouch for this personally, having worked from home in a Partner equivalent role with newlaw firm LegalVision for a number of years.

However, as great as working from home is, the lawyer in me is lurking below the surface fretting about the risks to employers of work from home arrangements. But the good news is that with the right arrangements in place, the risks can be managed and your organisation can get on with the real work that makes your organisation great. 

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