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  • Stats indicate that workloads are on the rise for remote staff

  • With this rise can come an influx of digital tools designed to ease the process of home working

  • However, such tools could actually be hindering productivity, it seems

Barely a workplace in the country does not employ some form of digital communications in the pandemic age. With hybrid and home working here to stay for the foreseeable future, such tools are argued to be vital for remote workers to function properly. But a new study suggests an increasing level of harm is coming to workforces as a result.

For the tools designed to make the remote working process more efficient, could in fact be slowing down workforces and wrecking employees' mental health, research has suggested.

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