Lunch and Learn: How to make the most of remote working

Posted: Tue 27th Jun 2023

In this Lunch and Learn, Thea Watson and Katie McLaughlin, HR experts from BrightHR, share insights and practical tips on successfully managing remote employees.

Learn how to carry out essential health and safety checks, make sure everyone's working productively, and foster engagement within your remote team.

Key takeaways from this session

  • Remote working can actually help make staff more engaged and more productive.

  • Managing remote workers' satisfaction and engagement is crucial for productivity and teamwork.

  • Remote or flexible working policies need to prioritise staff wellbeing, if the business is going to remain productive and grow.

  • Hybrid working is on the rise, with four in 10 employees in London reported to be hybrid workers. That's higher than anywhere else in England.

  • Remote working brings up important considerations for domestic abuse and the safety of employees at home.

  • Communication and digital skills are crucial for remote workers, along with training on work-life balance and managing workload.

  • Using cloud-based systems and communication tools like SharePoint and Teams can help remote teams access files and communicate effectively. But setting clear expectations and being upfront about the need for flexible schedules is vital.


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