Wellbeing ‘timebomb’ | Lockdown could spark employee burnout crisis

Lockdown could spark employee burnout crisis

With scientists questioning if current restrictions will have the same positive impact as previous lockdowns on quelling infection rates, HR experts are warning that this period could cause an employee wellbeing ‘timebomb’.

In fact, as UK science boffins glumly predict that due to the transmissibility of the COVID-19 variant ‘lockdown might not be as effective as the last one in March’, according to Professor Mark Woolhouse, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh, speaking to The Mirror, one workplace specialist told HR Grapevine that the UK could be looking at another burnout crisis.

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