Adapting to flexible working practices

Working from home, hot-desking and bring your own device (BYOD) are all prominent examples of how our work environment is evolving. For some job roles, technology now makes it possible to work seamlessly from anywhere in the world, challenging traditional staffing practices and enabling smarter and more flexible methods to be explored.

However, as well as potential benefits for both employers and employee, flexible working also presents a number of fresh challenges for risk managers to overcome.

This article looks at some important points to consider when exploring flexible working.

Topics covered:
• Multiple locations, duty of care.
• Mental wellbeing.
• Insurance implications.
• Maintaining security.
• Ensuring quality.