Having the ability and option to have your staff work from home or any other location that's away from their usual workplace has become essential. The Covid-19 pandemic has made many businesses realise that they were ill-prepared for a scenario where the whole population was told to stay at home. But some businesses coped better than others, having already embraced a range of cloud-based technologies and services. This enabled their employees to continue to work, from anywhere with an internet connection.
Taking advantage of what cloud-based computing has to offer is what your business needs to do if it is to be resilient to future events, like another virus. As the government and scientists keep reminding us, we still have some way to go before we can fully resume anything close to normal business and social lives.
If you haven't already done so, it really is time to make sure your business is taking full advantage of the benefits of cloud computing.
You can achieve greater business resilience through:
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Working from home does not suit everyone but a survey conducted by Huawei in 2020 revealed that 75% of the 2000 office-based respondents said they were happier working from home. Some of the reasons employees were happier were:
What was most revealing is that 88% of respondents did not want to work from home all week, but want the flexibility of working part of the week at home and part in the office.
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According to research conducted by CIPD in 2020 two-thirds of employers believe home-working productivity is better or as good as it is when employees work in the office.
The reality is that not all employees can adjust to working from home because they need the discipline of physically turning up for work. But for many working from home is not a problem, with many feeling they are more productive.
What is key to productivity is:
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The benefits of allowing staff to work from home, part-time or full-time, extend beyond resilience and employee satisfaction. An article published in November 2020 by ITPro in conjunction with O2 reveals:
Remote working models were already being explored by companies before the pandemic hit the world. What Covid-19 has done is force businesses to adapt to a different way of working, but one which is financially beneficial for employers and employees, and better for the environment.
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