Satellite office buildings to help improve work-life balance
SINGAPORE — To support the quest for better work-life stability, the Government will be carrying out several initiatives to compliment working from home, like the introduction of satellite office buildings located closer to homes. These Wise Work Zones will come with establishments and will be distributed by staff of different companies, said Minister for Communications and Info Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, who also released improvements to infrastructure to get services like [email protected], during his ministry's Committee of Supply debate the other day. Noting that several Members of Legislative house (MPs) had called for increased use of technology to boost efficiency, Dr Yaacob said internet marketing work " can help Singaporeans better balance their work-life commitments and minimise travel around during maximum hours”. Singapore's economy would also benefit from the increased labour force participation, while businesses could obtain long-term cost savings in office space rental. The Infocomm Advancement Agency (IDA) is dealing with the Nationwide Library Panel to initial such organisations at chosen libraries. The general public Service can also be piloting this concept at a number of ministry buildings, including the Treasury, for use simply by public representatives from engaging agencies. The agency has also embarked on aviators for home-based work with six companies in the healthcare, education and telecommunications industries. Most notable is home-nursing care company Rasa Sayang, which allows medical staff to access assignments and information on individuals remotely. At the same time, the capacity and speed [email protected] will be ramped up and its particular login procedure simplified. Instead of having to frequently enter a person's login data, the better network can recognise users through the SIM cards inside their phones. The IDA is likewise revising the Code of Practice for Infocommunication Establishments in Properties to ensure buildings set aside...