Course Overview

The course explains how homeworking might affect tax and insurance expenses. It also describes what, if any, costs an employer will cover.

It outlines that homeworkers are prone to particular stressors and problems of social isolation and describes ways in which the employer and employee can manage these issues.

The course describes how to set up and maintain a safe homeworking environment. It outlines the importance of carrying out a risk assessment and how to manage health and safety considerations like display screen equipment, electrical safety and fire safety.

  • Describes what homeworking is and the advantages and disadvantages of it
  • Outlines the various contract, policy and expense implications of homeworking
  • Covers the health and safety requirements homeworkers and their employers must comply with