Homeworkers are those employed to work at home or in other premises of their own choice other than the workplace of the employer. As this topic describes, homeworking is not a specific job in itself but a method of working which can be relevant to many jobs. During the Coronavirus emergency, many different roles are being wholly or partly carried out remotely from the usual place of business, including the home.

Homeworkers are covered by health and safety law in the same way as any other employed worker.

It is key to remember that homeworkers are covered by health and safety law in the same way as any other employed worker.

Related information can be found in the Flexible Working Arrangements topic.

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