In 2019, The Office of National Statistics believed that 50% of UK employees would be working remotely by 2020. What’s more, up to 90% of staff said they’d like to work remotely at least part-time. The COVID-19 pandemic is making this number jump even higher when it comes to employees working remotely.
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees are finding temporary remote working as the new normal. It’s more important than ever to reach these employees so they feel supported and connected to the business through frequent updates, as well as appreciated for the hard work they’re doing from afar.
As leaders, we have an opportunity to elevate recognition and connect people to our organisations and to one another. Click here for three ideas for recognising remote employees to foster deeper connections and maintain company culture.