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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# work from home

This year
# remote working relief
How to claim tax back for energy if you worked at home in 2022
While it is possible to claim the relief in real time, remote workers can also make their 2022 claim from today.
Last year
# Your Say
Poll: Do you still work from home?
Companies from across the world have been reconsidering their remote-working policies
# work from home
Irish survey investigates whether working remotely influences our career choices
Researchers from NUI Galway are studying employees’ experiences of remote working since the removal of public health restrictions.
All time
# Covid-19
Midnight closing time for pubs from Thursday as Cabinet agrees on measures to curb Covid-19
The government’s previous advice for people to work from home if possible is to come into force again from Friday morning.
# Public Health
Government should consider reinstating work from home advice amid 'very high' Covid cases - NPHET
In his latest letter to the Minister for Health, the CMO said extending the use of Covid certificates should also be considered.
# Coronavirus
Govt expects NPHET to formally advise work-from-home ‘where possible'
Political sources indicate health officials will be sending out a strong message to keep the rate of infection lower.
# Work From Anywhere
Facebook to make remote working permanent option for staff - even from abroad
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has said he expects the shift to remote work to be a lasting one.
Return to offices and workplaces could take place 'on a staggered basis' from August
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said this could happen “if things continue to improve”.
# work from home
Shane Lowry 6 off the lead after Honda Classic first round
The Offaly man was able to do the school run after his impressive start.
# work from home
Public service employers flouting health rules on workplace attendance, claims Fórsa
The union said there are many more public servants being ordered into the workplace now than last March.
# Switching off
Consultation begins on the 'right to disconnect' from work out of hours
Allowing workers to switch off is particularly important in remote working scenario, said the Tanaiste.
# Your Say
Poll: Should employees be given the right to ask to work from home?
The Tánaiste has said the government is looking at providing people with the legal right to request remote working.
# work from home
Taoiseach: 'It is time to go back to remote working. We know it works'
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said there has been a slow creep back to the offices.
# Tax Returns
Revenue commissioners bracing for rise in tax claims and disputes over working-from-home expenses
Internal email show concerns over communications of expense entitlements among the public.
More than 40% of employees working longer hours from home, survey finds
Some 90% of workers are now based at their homes since the coronavirus restrictions came into place.
# work from home
So Pornhub says traffic from Ireland shot up sharply during Hurricane Ophelia...
Or should that be OH-FEEL-YA. Eh? EH?
# Telecommuting
How to get sh!t done working from home
Yahoo says that its employees are no longer allowed to work from home – but if you do, these are the benefits and drawback of telecommuting that you need to know…
# top tips
10 tips for working effectively at home
Clear the clutter, stay in touch – and take off those pyjamas.