# community-discussion

Liz Alexander

07/20/2021, 10:19 AM
Is anyone offering a WFH allowance as part of their hybrid working approach? At the start of the pandemic we were loaning out screens and chairs but I think we now need a more scaleable approach to this. We're thinking of giving new hires a budget for this but wondering what the right amount is? Does anyone else offer this?


07/20/2021, 10:34 AM
this is something we're trying to juggle too - we loaned out office equipment from our office but are looking to have it all returned by end of september. for staff who have moved further afield, we've set a small budget for a second hand decent office chair, desk if they need and a screen. the tricky part for us now is managing those who live close to our office and are hybrid working - should we be supporting their home setups even though they have an office nearby? we want everyone to be treated fairly, but with a 50+ workforce it gets a bit murky! would love to hear your thoughts!
in terms of the spend / budget, we adjust it for each city - £50 (for example) might go further in berlin than london or new york.

Jody Kitcher

07/20/2021, 1:39 PM
We did a one time reimbursement up to $250 USD.

Sarah Anderson

07/20/2021, 4:26 PM
My company offers $300 USD a year for a home office reimbursement!


07/20/2021, 10:20 PM
I've heard good things about First Base if you are looking for a way to manage this process

Gayle Summerly

09/13/2021, 4:23 PM
Does anyone have any further offerings to Liz’s question? I am now preparing a policy for this and we are trying to determine what monetary value we should offer to employees for WFH and wellbeing allowances.