Contributed by Sam Hill, head of people and culture at BizSpace.
With British employees back to working from home during the second lockdown in 2020, businesses once again face the challenge of employees being split across locations.
Although technology has permitted teams to stay connected over the past few months, this lockdown presents a second obstacle, as employees battle with the anxiety and worry which this lockdown brings. Teams typically speak less frequently when working remotely, so small businesses must ensure that their employees do not feel isolated and that they stay connected whilst working remotely in this period.
Even for small businesses with just a few members of staff, employees need to feel valued and connected to other members of their team. How do you help your staff avoid isolation while split working?