While those who can are now working from home leading to a massive increase in lone working, we’ve also seen many businesses with non-essential staff, including many van drivers, furloughing staff who are now sat at home wondering what the future holds. Managing mental health will be a major issue for all employers whether their staff are working from home, furloughed or still operational. We also look at some the financial challenges for non-essential drivers including the tax implications on company cars that are currently unable to be used.
HSE: Advice for drivers whose certificate of medical fitness expires after 16th March 2020
CALM: Help with managing driver mental health
HMRC: Claiming for furloughed drivers’ wages through Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
BBC: Five ways to work well from home