In a year where working from home (WFH) has become the norm for the majority of the UK, companies have had to work hard to make WFH accessible for everyone. With the unexpected pandemic, bosses were having to play catch up to get their staff up to speed with their new WFH environment and the ability for them to access all work systems away from their ordinary workplace.
Almost 10 months down the line, most companies are now fully functional in the WFH set up and are well aware of the benefits that working remotely brings.
One of the big problems at the start of the pandemic for businesses was enabling staff to successfully work remotely, with work systems and software only accessible from the office. This is why many companies have now moved to cloud based systems, meaning their staff can access work systems on any device and from anywhere, even when on the move.
Here are just a few of the many benefits of managing jobs remotely with cloud based platforms;
Accessible out of hours
Many companies finish their working day at 5-6pm. Then they are unable to do any work until the following morning when they arrive to start the next day. Using a cloud based platform enables employees to work out of hours if they need to, from the comfort of their own home.
Work from anywhere
Even if you are out and about, you can still log onto your cloud based platform from any device. As long as you have an internet connection through WiFi or 4G network. This means you can WFH, work from a coffee shop or work from another country.
Managing your jobs remotely ultimately gives you greater flexibility. You should be able to work when you need to work. Not only when you are sat in one particular seat in the office. Many jobs provide real time data so it is important that you can see this as and when it comes in. Not just when your in the office.
Ultimately managing jobs remotely allows you to be more streamlined as a business and will certainly be of vital importance in the forthcoming era of virtual working. If you would like more information regarding any of the topics discussed in this article, please do not hesitate to get in touch! A member of our friendly team will be happy to assist you.