Working Remotely in United Kingdom

What are the rules and regulations that companies have to follow when their team members work remotely in United Kingdom?

Overview on remote work regulations in United Kingdom

An employer who provides homeworking expenses for their employees have specific tax, National Insurance and reporting obligations. Homeworking expenses include equipment, services, or supplies employer provide to employees who work from home (for example, computers, office furniture, internet access, pens and paper).

There are also additional household expenses, such as gas or electricity charges, for employees who need to work from home.


  • GBP 6/week

Recommended allowances

  • Equipment for home office
  • Home internet

Additional allowances

  • Electricity
  • Gas

For more details about remote working regulations in countries around the world check out our remote work regulations guide.

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