The coronavirus pandemic is affecting mental well-being, and lockdowns and work from home initiatives are adding to the stress. Photo: Shutterstock
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting mental well-being, and lockdowns and work from home initiatives are adding to the stress. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Mental health and working from home: what companies can do to help staff amid prolonged Covid-19 disruption

  • Employees report an increase in stress caused by the coronavirus and working in isolation, and an expert says more people feel anxious, lonely and burned out
  • Companies need to make sure support is available for staff, and managers should reach out to them, an expert says. An employer tells us steps he has taken

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting mental well-being, and lockdowns and work from home initiatives are adding to the stress. Photo: Shutterstock
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting mental well-being, and lockdowns and work from home initiatives are adding to the stress. Photo: Shutterstock
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