Below you will find our guide on best practices companies should deploy to help their employees.
'Even though fear is infectious, so too is courage'
Irish businesses are in a much better position to counter the outbreak of an influenza epidemic than they were in the past, as they are less dependent on centralised facilities and can allow more people to work from home. However, many businesses conduct their affairs on a person-to-person basis, where it is more difficult to mitigate the risks of contamination. All business owners are now in a position to adopt basic levels of precaution ahead of Coronavirus entering the Irish population.
ISME has a specific page for members with updated information and templates from our support team here
Advice, templates and support from ISME on remote working
This page looks at the financial supports for your business
All the information from the government about paying your staff & infomation from ISME HR on lay offs etc
ISME goes through the various ways the virus impacts your business.
Things you need to consider if your business is staying open and if it is closing.
Watch back some Back to Business websinars to assist you and your business in these challenging times.
Tips from our member, Lorraine Murphy Coaching, on communicating with your staff
ISME recommends that an appropriate person is designated within the company to develop a contingency plan to ensure that there is no delay in implementing agreed actions when required.
Remember, there is no way to predict what will happen with Coronavirus, however with the right planning you can limit the amount of impact to your company, employees and customers.
For more support contact ISME Members Services on 01-6622755