Right to disconnect

Is an out of hours ban a step back in time?

While digital technology has been a godsend for many during the pandemic, Sarah Ronan looks at whether an out-of-hours work ban could be a step backward for flexible working

UK workers want to ban out-of-hours emails

Employees are calling for a ban on out-of-hours emails from bosses, citing that the coronavirus pandemic has already made work more stressful.

Banning out-of-hours emails could harm employee wellbeing

Personalising rules around out-of-hours email access is better for employee stress levels than blanket bans, say researchers