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Back to the office – the affect on your mental health

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With life seemingly returning to a version of ‘normal’, HR and mental health experts, along with bodies including ACAS and the TUC, agree that keeping employees ‘in the loop’ is key to a successful transition out of lockdown.

But how safe are the UK’s workplaces? It’s the question on the lips of many about to end a three-month spell of furlough (or working from home). So how can employers allay workers’ fears about going back to the office, shop, school or restaurant? And what role can employees themselves take?

We’ve published a three-part series on how businesses and individuals can positively manage the daunting task of making returning to work as safe and stress-free as possible.

Self-care can make returning to work easier.

https://www.businesssupport.co.uk/home-page-featured/self-care-can-make-returning-to-work-easier/

The three ways employees can take control of their return and how to make the transition back to the workplace easier.

An employers guide: why communication should be your top priority.

https://www.businesssupport.co.uk/home-page-featured/an-employers-guide-why-communication-should-be-your-top-priority/

You have a duty of care to your employees to make sure they are safe and protected. But how you tell them about your plans will be make or break. Make sure you get it right.

What are your rights as an employee?

https://www.businesssupport.co.uk/home-page-featured/what-are-your-rights-as-an-employee/

Whichever industry you’re in, you have rights. This is how to make sure they’re respected – and what to do if they’re not.

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