It’s critical to recognise that we all share the responsibility for minimising infection and contamination in the workplace. Now everyone has a role to play supporting the cleanliness and the prevention of spreading infection in the ‘new normal’.
The amount of days worked remotely is expected to double post-crisis, going from 1.2 days pre-pandemic to 2.4 days a week post-pandemic, according to research published this week by real estate advisor JLL.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shed new light on an already critical aspect of working life: that of employee health and wellbeing. While awareness of the dangers of sedentary working was already increasing, these unprecedented times underline the importance of companies taking a more comprehensive approach to support the physical and mental wellbeing of their workers by providing guidance and resources to protect staff, both on site and working from home.