Poor quality data is impacting employers’ attempts to create a better workplace wellbeing culture.
There is still a stigma around mental health in the workplace, with workers afraid to open up about their problems.
Employers are considering introducing antibody testing in the workplace to ensure employees feel safe returning to work.
As employees start to return to work, now is a good time to start planning the support for those who have been bereaved during lockdown.
An overwhelming majority of British workers (88%) said they are not comfortable using public transport for their commute, as the country shapes its exit from lockdown.
Calls for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to be extended for those at high-risk who cannot work from home have been made by the TUC and a coalition of charities.
Nearly half of BAME (49%) workers in the UK said they have to mask part of their identity to fit in at the office.
Being made redundant is the number one concern for employees at the moment, followed by taking a pay cut or catching COVID-19 at work.
Coronavirus has allowed HR to step up and become ‘heroes’ of an organisation, according to global research analyst Josh Bersin.
The spotlight has been turned on mental wellbeing recently, not least through a world that is working in lockdown. Prior to the coronavirus crisis, many workplaces had begun taking the connect more seriously as part of a duty of care to employee’s general health and safety too.
Two thirds (67%) of UK chief HR officers plan to encourage employees to work remotely on a regular basis after lockdown.