Acas publishes new guidance on home working

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Acas has today published guidance on home working to support those who are following the government’s public health advice to work from home where possible.

Acas chief executive, Susan Clews, said: “The coronavirus outbreak is impacting all of our working lives at the moment. The Government’s public health advice is to work from home where possible to help prevent the spread of the virus within the wider community.

“Employers and staff who are following this advice may be home working for their very first time and unsure about their rights or how to best manage the situation.

“Our new advice offers practical advice around homeworking that includes managing staff mental health, handling childcare responsibilities and dealing with remote working systems.”

Acas’ new home working advice can be seen at: https://www.acas.org.uk/working-from-home