As we continue to live with COVID-19, and mindful of advice and restrictions that may continue to change and differ across the UK, employers must plan and implement workplace safety in a way that cares for their people and safeguards their health and wellbeing.
Communication with your staff is key. Keeping people informed of what your business is doing will give them some degree of security in very uncertain times. Knowing they are valued and supported by their employer – and that you continue to prioritise their health and safety – will be pivotal to their wellbeing.
This guide cannot possibly cover every business situation, but it should help you think about the key issues that organisations that continue to operate from their workplace will need to consider.
UK government guidance
Planning and management of workplace safety
CIPD guiding principles
Opportunity for change
Wellbeing and mental health
Communicating with your people
Role of people managers
Please note: While every care has been taken in compiling this content, CIPD cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. These notes are not intended to be a substitute for specific legal advice.
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