Boris Johnson delivering his daily update to the media.
PM Boris Johnson addresses the media in a daily update from 10 Downing St.

The fast paced developments of the Coronavirus have left many business owners scrambling to save their companies as Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced a three week lockdown extension.

Whilst the decision comes as no surprise to many, the acceleration of preventative measures had left companies little time to adjust to such unprecedented conditions.

Despite businesses increasingly choosing to opt in to the Government’s furlough scheme to soften the financial blow of the Coronavirus, many are still struggling to cope with the drastic changes to the ways in which people are able to live their daily lives.

Business Secretary Alok Sharma providing updates to companies at the daily Coronavirus media briefing.

With workers being forced to operate from the home and management staff having to lead their teams on perhaps new and unfamiliar digital methods, one company has produced a work-from-home toolkit to help keep businesses on track with step-by-step guidance on how to make the most out of this strange predicament.

Developed by London-based digital transformation consultancy firm Post*Shift, the toolkit has had affect on over 200,000 workers across 6 multinational businesses.

“Simply turning on the tech and asking employees to work isn’t enough, even if they’re confident using these new methods”.

Company co-founder and toolkit creator Livio Hughes believes businesses can counteract the pitfalls of remote working and still create an environment for growth and success by following four crucial steps:

 

TO FIND OUT MORE:  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

FOR GOVERNMENT ADVICE:  https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

FOR EMERGENCY HELP: DIAL 111

Article by: Joshua Hughes