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The guide to effective remote working

 

Most startups have experience in working remotely but always with the option of meeting in person. Not any more due to coronavirus restrictions on movement. There have been dozens of guides, top tips and advice published over the past few weeks. Here we’ve gathered the best and most practical information.

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Top tips

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) have create a series of useful guides for businesses of all sizes to working remotely. They include which legal and contractual obligations need to be considered, how to run an effective online meeting and much more.
 

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15 questions about remote work, answered

Tsedal Neeley, a professor at Harvard Business School, has spent two decades helping companies learn how to manage dispersed teams. In this Q&A she offers guidance on how to work productively at home, manage virtual meetings, and lead teams through this time of crisis.
 

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Free tools

This helpful list from Business Insider has looked at some of big tech companies making remote-work tools free during the coronavirus outbreak, including Google and Microsoft.
 

businessinsider.com

How to run successful video meetings

The BBC has put together a handy short video on how to get the best from your video software for the type of meeting you need to run.
 

bbc.co.uk

The tech headaches of working from home, solved

Our most common work-from-home tech issues are the ones that slow down productivity: unreliable internet connections, low-quality video calls, software programs that are too narrowly tailored and uncomfortable work stations. The New York Times offers some solutions.
 

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