A Year In Review – A Look Back At How Covid-19 Has Shaped Employer Policies And Procedures

Posted in : The Essential Elements of the Employee Handbook on 5 January 2021
Leeanne Armstrong
Issues covered: Coronavirus; Policies and Procedures; Flexible Working; Agile Working; Performance Management; Health and Safety Matters; Risk Assessments

For most of us, 2020 is a year that we will be glad to put behind us. It has been a turbulent one to say the least, filled with unprecedented challenges of varying types and degrees for most.

For many employers, it saw their businesses close with little or no notice and difficult decisions about changing terms (for example, reducing hours and pay) or making redundancies. On the flip side of the coin, many employers were suddenly faced with an entire workforce being hurtled into homeworking. 

Employers were required to switch their focus, refresh their business models, and move away from the traditional norms of the 9 to 5 office environment and adapt quickly to the new ways of

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This article is correct at 05/01/2021

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