So, it looks like more and more companies are having to find ways to enable their staff to work from home. I have always been an advocate for home office, I believe it enables staff to be more productive, have a better work/life balance and it is good for the environment.
Remote workers take longer breaks but they remain productive for an additional 10 minutes per day and work an extra 1.4 days a month compared with their office counterparts (Business News Daily, 2019). With the current situation, air pollution – which kills an estimated 7 million people a year (Forbes, 2020), has dropped drastically. Here you can see interactive maps which show the difference 2019 vs 2020.Continue reading →
I can’t log into my online banking! My mobile app works but for the life of me, I can’t access the web browser version. My wife always adds her helpful input – ‘Why don’t you call the bank?’ or ‘Why haven’t you sorted it yet?’. The truth is, I have given up! That strange standing order for €6.49 keeps coming out and all I can do is watch… from my mobile app.
But why did I give up? I am technology literate, I have unlimited calling on my phone and my bank is just downstairs of my office.