Civil Servants working from home (FOI)
Civil Servants working from home (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 14 July 2022.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
How many Civil Servants are working from home and in what departments?
The Government of Jersey provide both formal and informal flexible working arrangements, these arrangements lead to direct and indirect business benefits and job satisfaction as well as wellbeing.
Information relating to any informal working arrangements and working locations is not held centrally and would require manual enquiries to confirm with all staff their current working arrangements and location. A Scheduled Public Authority (SPA) is not required to manipulate and create new data sets, but to provide the requester with information the SPA holds which has been specifically requested. Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies.
Article 3 - Meaning of "information held by a public authority"
For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –
(a) it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or
(b) it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.