The Ifo Study SMEs, Large home office-potential remains unused
Significantly more people in small and medium-sized enterprises could work from home. The findings of a recent study by the Ifo-Institute. To minimize contamination and to allow loosening of the Corona measures, it would however be important to you.
According to a recent study by the Ifo-Institute for work far more people could work in the home office. For example, only 30 percent of the employees were in the last February in a home office – and even though it was for 56 percent. The home office’s duty is dissipated in many companies simply, the Ifo researchers. Even in February, has not worked in 20 per cent of the companies are still at home.
In order to allow loosening of the Corona measures, and to minimize the infection, however, this is of essential importance. As the University of Mannheim has found out already lowered to 1 percent more home office the Corona incidence of 4.5 to 8 percent. In Germany, companies have to give their employees the opportunity to work at home. In France and Belgium in the Winter is an obligation for workers.
In order to increase the attractiveness of your home office, advise the authors of the study, greater tax incentives. Currently Employed instead of the commuters will be able to deduct a lump sum, 5 euros a home office-a lump sum per day.
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