Around half of EU firms provide mobile web devices to staff

Thursday 20 December 2012 | 08:57 CET | News
Nearly half of companies in EU 27 member states provide mobile phones and notebook computers to staff to enable them to work from home, according to a January 2012 survey Eurostat recently published. While 48 percent of businesses, all sizes combined, provide this service to employees, 88 percent of those with 250 or more staff do so, compared to 71 percent of those with 50 to 249 employees and 43 percent of those with 10 to 49. Staff surveyed said accessing work e-mail was the main reason to use the mobile web devices outside the office.

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