Working from our dining table, kitchen worktop or sofa is the ‘new norm’ for many employees as employers ask staff to work from home for the coming weeks or months to help stop the spread of coronavirus. But as everyone adjusts to this new way of remote working, how should employers be taking care of the wellbeing of staff during this uncertain time? As more individuals social distance themselves and self-isolate, as recommended by the UK Government, this life of solitude can have damaging effects on the mental wellbeing of many. For example, recent research has discovered that the initial wave of coronavirus has triggered a mental health crisis in China, with Governments around the world being told to prepare in case they experience a similar issue. A paper in the journal...
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