Normal? Is there any such thing? I don’t think there is.
Wherever you are and whatever you are doing, the chances are your world is different to last week, last month, the start of 2020 and a year ago.
For Bridget, change is inevitable and a lot of the time it’s also a good thing too.
In 2020 my business has changed and they way I do what I love has too, but one thing stands out. It’s about looking after people.
We can not control all of the change happening around us and it’s almost a daily thing for now. However we can do everything possible to look after ourselves, the ones we love and our colleagues.
More and more businesses are opening their premises and offices. Many people are now used to working from home and are likely to do so for the foreseeable future, but not everyone has embraced working remotely. And not everyone has the ability to do so. Every business needs to consider what they can do to look after people, whatever changes they need to make.
The HSE continues to keep updating their information on working safely with Covid19 – https://www.hse.gov.uk/coronavirus/working-safely/index.htm
There is some specific support with protecting vulnerable workers, shielded workers and those who are pregnant. All of them will all have individual requirements to stay safe – https://www.hse.gov.uk/coronavirus/working-safely/protect-people.htm
It is most important to keep revisiting your risk assessments and procedures. As everything continues to evolve, this allows companies visibility that they are doing all they can to protect their most important resource.
I’ve been working with clients to see what they need to do and also looking at my own work procedures too.
If you would like a little help take a look at this short guide on returning to work, these ten questions might help you to work through the process – https://www.everyonessafeplace.co.uk/pl/183002 or if you would like to find out more, get in touch – send a message or book a call.
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