The Remote Work Survival Kit

8th April 2020

The Remote Work Survival Kit is the ultimate open source FREE guide to everything remote working.  

I hope everyone is keeping safe in the new working environment we are all working in. Many of us are fortunate enough to be in a position to continue working through this. However, there are many challenges associated with this new working world and it feels like there is no shortage of tips in dealing with these in the form of how-to guides, resources and articles published in print and on-line.

Live Google Doc

This is a live document on Google Docs which is updating regularly and does exactly what it says on the tin. At the time of writing this 64 page document covers six categories culture and behaviour, staying productive, managing teams remotely, technology, looking after yourself and family life. The kit includes concise reviews of an array of free platforms, software and tools available.

The webpage housing in the kit can be found here »

The kit itself can be found on here »

Protecting Personal Data when Working Remotely

A useful summary one page guide prepared by the Data Protection Commissioner, its a useful document covering device security, email security and issues with cloud and remote access. Find it  Find it here »

Free Material (from education, health & wellbeing, sports, entertainment to business resources)

Shane Hastings is collating and updating a list of services that have been made available for free for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is being continuously updated, view it here »

Keeping the kids busy

Finally, so you can get on with doing some work, here’s a great list of links for entertaining and educating the kids »


Some Light Reading

How Insurtechs Are Responding To Covid-19. A great summary from Sarah Kocianski on how InsurTechs have responded across the world to this pandemic.

Could the pandemic kickstart innovation in the London market and further afield? Matthew Grant of InsTech London has an interesting take on.

Keep Safe, Well and In Touch
Remember, please do not hesitate to contact me, Aidan, on any issue you or your company may face.

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