Remote Working

  • Research

This new piece of research examines the experiences of self-employed people who work remotely and emphasises some of the benefits and challenges of working this way. As well as providing flexibility, freedom and a better work-life balance, remote working can also lead to communication issues with clients and feelings of loneliness and disconnect. This report explores these challenges in more depth and sets out recommendations to alleviate some of the negative aspects of remote working. 

Meet the authors

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Chloe Jepps

Head of Research


PeoplePerHour is the UK’s leading freelance marketplace. Founded in 2007 the site boasts over 2m users across 150+ countries, and has paid out in excess of £100m to freelancers since.


Since its inception PeoplePerHour has become an invaluable resource for small businesses in the UK and outside, allowing them hire expert talent as and when needed, 'on-demand' thereby staying lean and flexible while they grow.

The company's mission is to empower people worldwide to live their work dream, building their business from the ground up and becoming financially and professionally independent.

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