Employee's Request to Work from Home

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 18 September 2015
Catherine-Ellen O'Keeffe
Ronan Daly Jermyn
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One of our key employees has made a request to work from home two days a week. Up to now, we have generally granted such requests on an ad hoc basis but are not happy with this approach. How do I handle it?

Catherine-Ellen O'Keefe writes:

There are a range of practical and legal considerations that must be considered when dealing with an employee’s request to work from home. If the request is granted, the company will need to give further consideration to management of the employee while they work from home and on site. A homeworking policy would be a useful guide for you as the HR manager, and employees generally, in dealing with these two aspects of the request: 

(1) how requests will

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Catherine-Ellen O'Keeffe
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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