Health & Safety

Your COVID-19 Risk Assessment

In England, decisions on whether or not workplaces should reopen have passed from government to employers. Meanwhile, in Scotland a more cautious approach has seen homeworking remain the default position. Even so, in all the UK nations, more and more workplaces are opening as lockdown is eased. But Coronavirus (COVID-19) has not gone away; and… Continue reading Your COVID-19 Risk Assessment

Politics

Don’t let the COVID-19 messaging lead to complacency

It is no understatement to describe the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19 as devastating. But we are now in a much better place than we were in April. Yet as we ease our way out of lockdown, there is surely a real risk of complacency. Messaging from the Scottish government on this has been clear...the virus… Continue reading Don’t let the COVID-19 messaging lead to complacency

Leadership & Management, News

Managing home workers and protecting their wellbeing

Sign up for these free webinars on the management and wellbeing of home-based and other remote workers... When the Covid-19 lockdown started, an immediate challenge for third sector organisations was how to provide continuing, but perhaps reconfigured services, to beneficiaries. The big increase in home-based working that followed was a necessary requirement. But in this… Continue reading Managing home workers and protecting their wellbeing

Employment Relations, Leadership & Management

Don’t take your home workers for granted

Some have been doing it for years, but Covid-19 has led to a big increase in the number of people working from home. What’s more, in many organisations it is proving popular, as staff and their senior management recognise the various benefits. But while the pandemic has driven the increase in home working, are the… Continue reading Don’t take your home workers for granted