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A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

Vatix: Lone Working Guide

This guide covers everything employers need to think about, to write their lone worker health and safety documents. Read More

Over half of Brits are happy to work from home for as long as is needed

New research has revealed that 52% of Brits are happy to continue working from home for as long as is required. However, some 37% admit that they are starting to feel the pressure and 6% admit to already finding this new way of life a struggle. Read More

Government launches plan to tackle loneliness during coronavirus lockdown

The Government has launched a major effort to tackle loneliness and social isolation during the coronavirus outbreak and period of social distancing. The plan will aim to ensure that, for people of all ages and backgrounds, staying at home does not need to lead to loneliness. Read More

Webinar: Mental health & wellbeing and looking after remote workers

Catch up with our most recent webinar, which looked at health & wellbeing in the workplace. With many employers advising staff work from home during the coronavirus outbreak, it also covered how period of self-isolation or prolonged time working from home can affect health & wellbeing and require a different approach from managers. Read More

A pandemic within a pandemic?

The fear pandemic is something that each of us has to manage – anxiety loves the words ‘what if’ – so how can you manage your head and overcome your feelings when they are overwhelming and how can you help others who may be struggling too? Read More

Home working: Employee factsheet

If you work from home, your employer must make sure there is a risk assessment of your work activities. With the current government guidelines in place, HSE says it is not necessary for someone to visit you, but you should complete a questionnaire and provide appropriate evidence e.g. photographs. This will help decide if sufficient steps have been taken to prevent harm to you or anyone else who may be affected by your work. Read More

Home working: Directors briefing

Employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of all employees, including home workers. Read More

Home working essentials for managers

This handy guide from Barbour EHS details what managers should consider while employees are temporarily working from home. Read More

Home working: A Barbour Guide

This Barbour EHS guide includes: Legal requirements of home working, Benefits of working from home, Successful working from home, Pitfalls of working from home, Managing home workers and Arrangements for securing health & safety at home. Read More



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