Checklist of remote working (UK only)
Checklist for employers and employees to use when setting up remote working (UK). A printable Checklist for setting up remote working (UK only) is available to add dates of completion and actions if helpful.
|1||Employer should make sure employee has or is provided with necessary equipment and technology and agree who will be responsible for costs.|
|2||Employer to make sure IT support is in place, including providing any necessary training.|
|3||Employer to provide guidance and any policies around work equipment and technology. For example, how to report any IT issues and rules around data protection and information security.|
|4||Employee to check there are no issues working from home with their home insurer, mortgage provider, landlord or tax authorities.|
|5||The employee should carry out a Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessment of their remote workstation.|
|6||Employer and employee to agree any arrangements around expenses, including what can be claimed, how, when and what is taxable.|
|7||Agree how and when to communicate with each other.|
|8||Agree how performance will be monitored and managed.|
|9||Agree how often the employee will attend the main place of work.|
If a permanent remote working arrangement is agreed, employer to ensure this is stated in the employee’s contract and signpost to the Remote Working Policy.