Over the last few weeks, the coronavirus outbreak has started to take its toll on business as usual. Earlier this week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said that everyone in the UK should avoid “non-essential travel" and contact with others to curb coronavirus. In addition, Johnson has advised people to work from home where possible which has seen a large number of organisations, including Twitter and Google, moving towards remote working for the time being. But such a quick move to remote working may be more of a hindrance than a help.
In this week’s podcast, HR Grapevine’s Online Editor, Sophie Parrott, sits down with Executive Grapevine's Deputy Editor, Kieran Howells, to discuss some recent research which highlighted a stark disconnect between employers and employees in the midst of the outbreak. The podcast delves into how organisations can manage a disconnect between themselves and staff, how HR can create a positive culture among remote workforces and discusses tips for successful working from home arrangements.
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