Remote Working

Working Remotely – Tips

It is now essential for many of us to work remotely and connect with each other using collaborative tools such as Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting or Skype.  These tools can be used for meetings with team members, project teams, steering groups and also with our wider networks. 

Based upon the TEC Team’s experience of remote working and some of the best practice guidance for staff working remotely – we have created a short document with our top tips here:

Check out the Scottish Government Information Governance Advice around this topic. This includes the Information Commissioner’s statement and FAQs about different uses of technology, including: mobile messaging, videoconferencing, homeworking, using your own device and cyber security.


The TEC Programme have pulled together a number of resources for those who are new to remote working and finding themselves working from home:

NHS Scotland National Video Conferencing Service – user guides

A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers

What It Takes to Run a Great Virtual Meeting

NHS Education for Scotland Videoconference Education Guide

For further guidance on remote working please visit our Resources page.

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