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# remote-working - Monday 1 August, 2022

Opinion: Remote working could be a game changer for local towns in these uncertain times
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

Opinion: Remote working could be a game changer for local towns in these uncertain times

Aug 1st 2022, 8:00 PM 22,778 Views 18 Comments

John Evoy of Grow Remote says remote working should be central to plans to future-proof rural Ireland.

# remote-working - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

New voucher scheme for remote working hubs is now open
# Connected Hubs
# Connected Hubs

New voucher scheme for remote working hubs is now open

Jun 28th 2022, 8:51 AM 20,959 Views 19 Comments

The plan aims to provide at least 10,000 ‘hot desk’ working days free of charge over its lifespan.

# remote-working - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

No 'magic money tree' to help with fuel costs, says minister as pump prices jump above €2 a litre
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

No 'magic money tree' to help with fuel costs, says minister as pump prices jump above €2 a litre

Jun 8th 2022, 2:27 PM 42,670 Views 64 Comments

Minister Heather Humphreys says remote working is a ‘sensible option’ for those looking to cut costs.

Government will pay for 10,000 remote working days at digital hubs this summer
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Government will pay for 10,000 remote working days at digital hubs this summer

Jun 8th 2022, 1:55 PM 11,661 Views 12 Comments

There are currently 242 remote working facilities across the country.

# remote-working - Monday 30 May, 2022

Almost one-third of workers would change jobs to guarantee working remotely, survey finds
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Almost one-third of workers would change jobs to guarantee working remotely, survey finds

May 30th 2022, 9:29 AM 13,205 Views 21 Comments

The third annual National Remote Working Survey found that 95% of respondents believe working remotely makes life easier.

# remote-working - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?

May 24th 2022, 10:57 AM 8,794 Views 2 Comments

Covid transformed Ireland’s working culture. The Good Information Podcast can tell you what that means for you.

# remote-working - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Remote working, Garda body-cams, vape laws: Some of the Govt priorities for the coming months
# Govt To Do List
# Govt To Do List

Remote working, Garda body-cams, vape laws: Some of the Govt priorities for the coming months

Apr 30th 2022, 8:00 AM 32,579 Views 40 Comments

Hate crime law, remote working and mental health reforms – just some of the priorities for the summer.

# remote-working - Monday 25 April, 2022

Irish survey investigates whether working remotely influences our career choices
# Work From Home
# Work From Home

Irish survey investigates whether working remotely influences our career choices

Apr 25th 2022, 2:32 PM 9,671 Views 5 Comments

Researchers from NUI Galway are studying employees’ experiences of remote working since the removal of public health restrictions.

# remote-working - Monday 21 February, 2022

Remote workers in rural areas can now book office or work space through new Government app
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Remote workers in rural areas can now book office or work space through new Government app

Feb 21st 2022, 3:30 PM 25,825 Views 14 Comments

The desk or work space can be booked from an app called Connected Hubs.

# remote-working - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Ivana Bacik: Flexible work makes sense, so why is the government clinging to old ways?
# Stuck In Traffic
# Stuck In Traffic

Ivana Bacik: Flexible work makes sense, so why is the government clinging to old ways?

Updated Feb 9th 2022, 2:00 PM 20,692 Views 26 Comments

The TD says the conservatism being shown by Government on flexible working is in stark contrast to the need for radical change.

# remote-working - Monday 7 February, 2022

Opinion: Hybrid work - is it offering the best or worst of two worlds?
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Opinion: Hybrid work - is it offering the best or worst of two worlds?

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 11:00 AM 34,688 Views 21 Comments

Rowena Hennigan says a mix of office and remote may not be the silver bullet for new work practices.

# remote-working - Friday 28 January, 2022

Marie Sherlock: The government should scrap its remote working plans and start over
# Do It Right
# Do It Right

Marie Sherlock: The government should scrap its remote working plans and start over

Jan 28th 2022, 12:00 PM 30,964 Views 56 Comments

Labour Senator Marie Sherlock says the plans announced this week are not worth the paper they’re written on.

# remote-working - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Proposed remote working legislation lacks 'teeth', say unions and employment lawyers
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Proposed remote working legislation lacks 'teeth', say unions and employment lawyers

Jan 26th 2022, 2:52 PM 15,982 Views 48 Comments

Trade unions have taken aim at the draft legislation, which they say is stacked in favour of employers over workers.

# remote-working - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working
# Hybrid Working
# Hybrid Working

Employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working

Updated Jan 25th 2022, 5:42 PM 48,663 Views 45 Comments
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said new legislation will 'make it harder' for employers to say no.
  • The legislation lists 13 potential reasons why an employer might refuse such a request.
  • Varadkar has also said employers should give a pay rise to employees 'where they can afford' it.

# remote-working - Monday 24 January, 2022

Bill on right to request remote working set to go to Cabinet tomorrow, says Varadkar
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Bill on right to request remote working set to go to Cabinet tomorrow, says Varadkar

Jan 24th 2022, 5:07 PM 27,099 Views 48 Comments

The new bill will also provide circumstances in which employers can refuse to offer remote working.

# remote-working - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Pep Guardiola tests positive for Covid amid major outbreak at Man City
# Remote Working
From The42
# Remote Working

Pep Guardiola tests positive for Covid amid major outbreak at Man City

Updated Jan 6th 2022, 3:19 PM 6,009 Views 6 Comments

City plan to face Swindon in the FA Cup despite 21 Covid cases in their camp.

# remote-working - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Opinion: We must now accept that office work will never be the same again
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Opinion: We must now accept that office work will never be the same again

Nov 23rd 2021, 7:00 PM 26,190 Views 14 Comments

Joanne Mangan of Grow Remote says there will be no ‘great return to the office’ and we now have a chance to make Ireland a world leader in remote practices.

# remote-working - Friday 22 October, 2021

Back-to-work protocol updated in wake of decision to delay wide-scale office return
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Back-to-work protocol updated in wake of decision to delay wide-scale office return

Updated Oct 22nd 2021, 3:45 PM 55,768 Views 28 Comments

Based on advice from NPHET, the Government has decided against scrapping the work-from-home advice.

# remote-working - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Budget 2022: Government considering two measures for people working from home
# WFH
# WFH

Budget 2022: Government considering two measures for people working from home

Oct 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 47,961 Views 29 Comments
  • Budget negotiations to continue this weekend on whether to give a tax break or cash boost to people working from home, reports Political Correspondent Christina Finn
  • Concerns raised that increasing the percentage someone can claim back on their bills might encourage people to be less careful about their household energy consumption.
  • The pension and welfare package will be a 'big part' of the Budget next week, says Varadkar

# remote-working - Monday 20 September, 2021

Opinion: Remote working is now part of our 'new normal' - let's get it right
# A Modern Workplace
# A Modern Workplace

Opinion: Remote working is now part of our 'new normal' - let's get it right

Updated Sep 20th 2021, 3:15 PM 22,133 Views 19 Comments

Joanne Mangan of Grow Remote says as thousands are encouraged to return to offices today, we need a mature approach to new ways of working.

# remote-working - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Opinion: Staff are worried that employers will just insist on an immediate return to the office
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Opinion: Staff are worried that employers will just insist on an immediate return to the office

Updated May 27th 2021, 7:10 PM 63,355 Views 49 Comments

Joanne Mangan from Grow Remote is urging employers to embrace a hybrid working model and help reimagine how we live and work.

# remote-working - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Poll: Should closed bank branches in Ireland be converted to digital hubs?
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Poll: Should closed bank branches in Ireland be converted to digital hubs?

May 2nd 2021, 10:27 AM 25,067 Views 51 Comments

In order to facilitate remote working, should Ulster Bank and Bank of Ireland turn closed branches into digital hubs?

# remote-working - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Workers 'unlikely to return to offices until September' says Tánaiste
# Level 3 Plus
# Level 3 Plus

Workers 'unlikely to return to offices until September' says Tánaiste

Apr 29th 2021, 7:50 PM 49,935 Views 38 Comments

Offices have been largely closed under public health advice since the onset of the pandemic.

# remote-working - Monday 19 April, 2021

New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic

Apr 19th 2021, 6:10 AM 18,178 Views 14 Comments

Researchers from NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission will publish their findings from the survey in May.

# remote-working - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Opinion: The commute is extinct - remote working can revive rural Ireland
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

Opinion: The commute is extinct - remote working can revive rural Ireland

Apr 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 29,318 Views 47 Comments

Grow Remote’s Joanne Mangan says remote working is here to stay so it’s time we all worked together to get it right.

# remote-working - Thursday 1 April, 2021

'Right to disconnect' code for workers comes into effect from today
# Switching Off
# Switching Off

'Right to disconnect' code for workers comes into effect from today

Apr 1st 2021, 6:15 AM 68,157 Views 29 Comments

The right to disconnect gives employees the right to switch off from work outside of normal working hours,

# remote-working - Thursday 28 January, 2021

4 of a kind: Homes with remote working spaces, from studio to penthouse
# 4 Of A Kind
# 4 Of A Kind

4 of a kind: Homes with remote working spaces, from studio to penthouse

Jan 28th 2021, 3:17 PM 16,814 Views 0 Comments

We go around the country to bring you a selection of properties offering space to spread out from your desk.

# remote-working - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Employer ordered to pay worker €3,712 after rejecting Covid-19 remote working proposal
# WRC
# WRC

Employer ordered to pay worker €3,712 after rejecting Covid-19 remote working proposal

Jan 26th 2021, 1:43 PM 41,184 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard before the Workplace Relations Commission.

# remote-working - Friday 15 January, 2021

Opinion: Government plans for remote working are welcome, but companies must embrace the changes
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

Opinion: Government plans for remote working are welcome, but companies must embrace the changes

Jan 15th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,050 Views 16 Comments

Grow Remote’s Tracy Keogh welcomes the Government plans to legislate for more remote working but says companies must move from ‘remote-friendly’ to ‘remote-first’ for it to work.

New law will give employees the right to request remote working
# Right To Disconnect
# Right To Disconnect

New law will give employees the right to request remote working

Jan 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 57,956 Views 52 Comments

This year a legally admissible code of practice on the right to disconnect from work – covering phone calls, emails and switch-off time – will be introduced.

# remote-working - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Surge in demand for 'garden offices' leads to ten-month waiting list for log cabins
# Logging On
# Logging On

Surge in demand for 'garden offices' leads to ten-month waiting list for log cabins

Jan 6th 2021, 11:31 AM 51,375 Views 18 Comments

More than a quarter of the Irish workforce is now working from home.

# remote-working - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Consultant spine surgeon: Movement is key to avoiding back pain in the remote working era
# Opinion
# Opinion

Consultant spine surgeon: Movement is key to avoiding back pain in the remote working era

Dec 13th 2020, 7:30 AM 62,015 Views 8 Comments

Derek Cawley says the change in our work habits and bad home office setups have contributed greatly to an increase in back pain.

# remote-working - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Opinion: Remote working is here to stay, so let's approach it properly and get the balance right
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Opinion: Remote working is here to stay, so let's approach it properly and get the balance right

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 20,312 Views 21 Comments

Arlene Vithaldas, head of the UCC Academy says it’s time to unwind our old-world view of a workplace that includes a long commute to expensive offices.

# remote-working - Monday 23 November, 2020

Opinion: There's no point asking employees to 'work from home' when employers hold all the cards
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Opinion: There's no point asking employees to 'work from home' when employers hold all the cards

Nov 23rd 2020, 5:05 PM 31,585 Views 14 Comments

As NPHET calls for more people to work from home, ICTU’s Dr Laura Bambrick says workers have no rights in law to work remotely, and this needs to change.

# remote-working - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Employees 'too fearful' to tell bosses they should be adhering to working from home advice
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

Employees 'too fearful' to tell bosses they should be adhering to working from home advice

Nov 21st 2020, 6:45 AM 35,451 Views 32 Comments

This week the Tánaiste said the main reason more people are attending work now is the wider definition of essential work.

# remote-working - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Tánaiste's department says remote working for its civil servants will be 'permanent feature' in future
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Tánaiste's department says remote working for its civil servants will be 'permanent feature' in future

Oct 31st 2020, 10:30 AM 65,641 Views 90 Comments

The Department of Business is set to spend up to €60,000 on a project to get the most out of its staff while home working.

# remote-working - Saturday 17 October, 2020

The government's telling you to work from home - what if your boss insists you come in?
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

The government's telling you to work from home - what if your boss insists you come in?

Oct 17th 2020, 11:00 AM 50,356 Views 56 Comments

Yesterday Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said the government is looking at giving workers a right to request to work remotely.

# remote-working - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Taoiseach: 'It is time to go back to remote working. We know it works'
# Work From Home
# Work From Home

Taoiseach: 'It is time to go back to remote working. We know it works'

Oct 14th 2020, 11:12 PM 82,748 Views 123 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said there has been a slow creep back to the offices.

# remote-working - Friday 28 August, 2020

UK government says there's a 'limit' on home working as fresh campaign urges people to return to the office
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

UK government says there's a 'limit' on home working as fresh campaign urges people to return to the office

Aug 28th 2020, 11:47 AM 28,865 Views 61 Comments

Currently in Ireland, the government is advising people who can work from home to do so.

# remote-working - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Opinion: We've adapted to remote working in a crisis - where do we go from here?
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

Opinion: We've adapted to remote working in a crisis - where do we go from here?

Jul 26th 2020, 10:30 AM 16,650 Views 17 Comments

Rowena Hennigan is an expert in remote working. She says emergency remote working in the pandemic is not the way to approach remote working long term.

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