A growing number of employees are making a claim to work from their home office. Many employers are willing to facilitate flexible working for their employees to create the conditions for a better work-life balance. But do home office rights exist, or is there even a law governing work from home?
Whether you’re self-employed or employed – a growing number of professionals are working from home and many even set-up a dedicated space to perform their job duties. To reduce the tax burden, the costs for a home office can be tax deducted. However, certain conditions need to be met for you to qualify and only some expenses can be claimed.
An ergonomic workspace is an important pillar of the healthy work life. But many people are missing the know-how to create a more ergonomic environment. Illness, discomfort, and a lack of motivation can be the consequence. And yet, an ergonomically-designed workstation is easy to put into practice. We’ll show you the top tips for more ergonomic working.
Working in from a home office with your kids around can put even nerves of steel to the test. The double burden of work and keeping your little ones entertained in a confined space can push both parents and children to their limits. Our best tips and tricks can help you manage conflict and avoid a real-home crises before they happen.
Digitalization, Work 4.0, information society – buzzwords, that stand for a new way to work. As a result of associated developments, some traditional workplaces are losing their significance: work can be done from anywhere with an internet connection. Setting up a home office is therefore an alternative that is becoming interesting for more and more employees and employers.
Working from home is now possible across ever more industries. But how are you actually insured as an employee when working from your home office? Find out what you should know about home office liability insurance, when it pays to have insurance, and how you should behave in case of an accident in your home office.
The home office continues to gain in importance as part of a modern workforce. To ensure that you can work efficiently and securely from home, certain precautions should be considered. Generally, employees are free to design their home office as they wish. However, there are times when the employer has a legal responsibility to ensure safe home working. Find out what your rights are and get...
Starting a working from home policy can be a real challenge. Business owners and employees must take into account plenty of technical and human details, and implement them appropriately. Choosing the right software and leadership methods can be critical. Here, we will show you what to pay more attention to, and how to ensure your employees stay motivated long-term when they start working from...
Sitting for hours on end is not beneficial to mind and body. So, what can you do if you have to work every day as an office worker, where for most of your job you must sit? Exercising at work can help! It is wholly possible to integrate exercise in the office into your routine without interrupting your workflow. Some exercises can also be done at your desk!
Having to conduct a meeting is a challenging, often underestimated task. Many workplace meetings fail because of unprepared participants or showboating colleagues who talk endlessly without getting to the point. But it doesn’t have to be this way, and learning how to conduct a meeting is easier than you might think. With these effective meeting tips, a little preparation, diplomatic moderating...
Productivity plays a leading role in running a successful business. From relevant tools, to project management and collaboration, including self-motivation and time management, this section gives employers and employees a wide selection of tips on nurturing productivity in the workplace.