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Teleworking in Britain

Ursula Huws

Teleworking in Britain

a report to the Employment Department

by Ursula Huws

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Published by Employment Department in Sheffield .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ursula Huws.
SeriesResearch series (Department of Employment Group) -- no.18
ContributionsGreat Britain. Employment Department Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17308492M

This report examines the phenomenon of telework in the EU – particularly in the context of the European Framework Agreement on Telework, which was signed by the peak social partners in July The report first assesses the incidence of telework across the 27 EU Members States and Norway, highlighting the overall increase in telework usage.   In Britain, managerial prejudice still needs to be overcome. "Teleworking has been seen as an employee benefit, rather than as a good move for business," says Shirley Borrott, director of the.

Telework Trends. This interactive page is designed to help Federal leaders at all levels better understand telework trends, make data-driven decisions, and design initiatives to create a culture of flexibility within their agency. These tools contain data from both the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey and the Enterprise Human Resources.   As it turns out, teleworking is both good and bad. A new report warns that some forms of teleworking may blur the line between our personal and professional lives. In other words, some teleworkers.

Telecommuting, also called telework, teleworking, working from home (WFH - the most common term in the UK), mobile work, remote work, and flexible workplace, is a work arrangement in which employees do not commute or travel (e.g. by bus, bicycle or car, etc.) to a central place of work, such as an office building, warehouse, or store.   National More firms to offer telework to ease traffic jams during Games. Japanese companies are stepping up efforts to reduce traffic congestion during the Tokyo Olympics.


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Teleworking in Britain by Ursula Huws Download PDF EPUB FB2

The role of teleworking in Britain: its implications for the transport system and economic evaluation. This book aims to further the debate by analyzing the scale, nature and experience of telework in the countryside. It examines how and by whom, telework is set up, and what policy and social changes are taking place to facilitate it in rural by: 8.

Book Description. This title was first published in Since the s there has been widespread debate on the potential of information communication technologies on the organization of work and in particular, the implications of and opportunities engendered through telework and the decentralization of the workplace.

Publication Date: 01 Dec Title: The role of teleworking in Great Britain: Category: BCO Awards, BCO Research & Policy, Occupier & Property Management, Construction, Engineering, Technical Services, QS & Cost Control, Urban Affairs & Planning. Teleworking and Gender Huws U, Podro S, Gunnarsson E, Weijers T, Arvanitaki K, Trova V IES ReportISBN Is Flatter Better.

Delayering the Management Hierarchy Kettley P IES ReportISBN Managers for the Millennium Bevan S, Toye J, Frost D IES ReportISBN X. Telework progress in business. A review of Teleworking Britain - A study into the adoption and acceptance of teleworking within British industry.

A new research report shows that teleworking is now quite widely adopted in UK companies. Some 59% of Top companies Teleworking in Britain book 36% of SMEs use teleworking to some degree.

Gillespie, A.E., Richardson, R. and Cornford, J. () 'Review of teleworking in Britain: implications for public policy', Report to the Parliamentary Office of. LFS statistics identify teleworking growing rapidly in the UK and other European Union (EU) countries, but even more dramatically in the USA (Hotopp, ).The number of UK teleworkers in spring was reported as million ( per cent of the total labour force of whom three‐quarters work in the private sector) with an average 13 per cent increase per year.

Sullivan, C. and Lewis, S. (), ‘Home-based telework, gender and the synchronization of work and family: Perspective of teleworkers and their co-residents’, Gender. The definition of (home) telework in the UK builds on the definition given by the European Framework Agreement on Telework, according to which “Telework is a form of organising and/or performing work, using information technology, in the context of an employment contract/relationship, where work, which could also be performed at the employers premises.

Mention teleworking, and some managers immediately feel at sea. Neither members nor non-members may reproduce such samples in any other way (e.g., to republish in a book.

Talgarth, Powys --The telecottage movement in Britain and Ireland Manchester --The urban context Maiden Newton, Dorset --What future for the telecottages. Brussels --The European Commission and telework Strathdon, Aberdeenshire --Plans for a teleworking future.

Responsibility: Andrew Bibby. The Australian prime minister had already announced in Novemberduring the country's own first national telework week that 12% of itsfederal public servants would telework regularly. Authors. White, P., Christodoulou, G., Mackett, R., Titheridge, H., Thoreau, R. and Polak, J.

Abstract. The probable impacts of teleworking in Britain were assessed through analysis of the National Travel Survey, and interviews with major organisations in the London area.

The next few years will see telecommuting numbers grow by 63% according to the Telework Research Network. The average telecommuter nowadays is a year-old professional male with a university degree and not a work-from-home mom. Current research reveals more companies are offering telecommuting than any other new benefit.

R eni Eddo-Lodge’s award-winning book Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race is a great place to start when trying to understand Britain’s relationship with race and racism. Among the most common reasons that employees give for teleworking is the wish to work more productively and get more work done on these days (Allen et.

Teleworking has spread rapidly in recent years. It has been commonly adopted in some countries and not so much in others; it offers advantages and disadvantages for both the employee and the company.

Let’s have a look at some advantages and disadvantages of teleworking. Advantages of teleworking: – Autonomy. According to the Telework Research Network’s proprietary Telework Savings Calculator™," if those employees who held telework-compatible jobs (50% of the workforce) and wanted to work at home (79% of the workforce) did so just half of the time (roughly the national average for those who do), the economic benefit would total over $ billion.

U. Huws, Teleworking in Britain, A report to the Employment Department, Research Series no. 18 () and A. Gillespie, R. Richardson and J. Cornford, Review of Telework in Britain: Implications for Public Policy, Prepared for Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, University of.

She is a recognized expert on the prevalence and impact of work-at-home/telework programs. She is the author of several books on the topic including Undress for Success: The Naked Truth About Working From Home and a chapter from the just-released peer-reviewed book edited by John Messenger, Telework in the 21st Century (Edward Elgar, ).teleworking programmes 20 4 Blairgowrie and Helensburgh Crossaig Ltd: the telework company 28 5 Forres Outsourcing in the Highlands 38 6 Cork Call centres for the European market 48 7 Cyberspace 57 8 Kinawley, Co Fermanagh Developing a telecottage 63 9 Talgarth, Powys The telecottage movement in Britain and Ireland 77 10 Manchester The urban.‘A sales representative in Britain can telework from their hotel by dialling in over the internet to the office network in Ireland, and work away as if they were in the company office.’ ‘When their lawyer wanted to telework on one day a week, the company accommodated this employee by supplying the necessary facilities to do so.’.