That's according to a midlands Health and Safety Consultant.
A midlands health and safety consultant says companies must develop transparent policies around remote working to avoid conflict with their staff.
The cabinet is considering new laws today granting workers the legal right to ask to work from home.
Employees whose request is turned down can appeal to the Workplace Relations Commission.
Breda Colgan, of Salutem Advisory and Training in Tullamore, says each business must create a policy which works for them: