New research by the union Prospect reveals monitoring and surveillance of employees has increased from 24% to 32% since April this year. The increase is largely down to a rise in home workers being monitored by cameras, up from 6% to 13%. The study involved 2424 workers in the UK, of which %0% believe webcams monitoring remote workers should either be banned or heavily regulated. The ICO is updating its guidance in this area. An ICO spokesperson quoted the BBC: "People expect that they can keep their personal lives private and that they are also entitled to a degree of privacy in the workplace.