Countrywide, measures are being taken to make places in all areas of life COVID-secure, and office spaces are no exception. The Coronavirus has caused millions of people to become acutely aware of the surroundings they work in.
Nearly three quarters of UK employees currently working from home say they would feel more comfortable returning to the workplace if colleagues had been vaccinated against Covid-19, a recent study by recruitment company, Randstad has found.
A study of employee behaviours, conducted during the pandemic, has illustrated a worrying trend, which could negatively impact staff’s mental health.
Care home residents will be allowed to have one regular indoor visitor from 8th March as part of the government's plan to ease lockdown in England. This has been welcome news for many worried families who have not been permitted to visit their loved ones for months.
I’m sure I’m not the only one desperate to get back to some face-to-face meetings. Not only am I sick of looking at my own face during video calls, the very real ‘Zoom fatigue’ of reading people’s response cues, dealing with interruptions and keeping communication momentum are taking their toll.
After a brief reprieve, late September saw many of us return to exclusive home working as infection rates began to rise. And with remote working looking as if it is here to stay for the foreseeable future or in some cases – indefinitely - it seems that many SMEs are unsure of their responsibilities.