As businesses plan a return to the workplace, the CIPD is urging that, in addition to meeting Government guidelines, they ensure they meet three key tests before bringing people back to the workplace.
Employers need to start planning for what is likely to be staged return to the workplace, most likely over a prolonged period of time. Their guiding principle should be how to safeguard the health and wellbeing of their people. The CIPD is urging businesses to ensure they can meet three key tests before bringing their people back to the workplace:
- Is it essential?
- Is it sufficiently safe?
- Is it mutually agreed?
As well as following the latest Government guidance and legal obligations regarding health and safety, using our Returning to the workplace planner employers can assess their readiness to meet these three key tests.
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