Lockdown seems to have blurred the boundaries between work and free time, as 73% said they are answering calls and emails after working hours.
Almost half of the self-employed fear they will not have enough money to cover basic costs like rent and bills during the Coronavirus crisis, despite the government support on offer.
CV-Library: ‘If your business falls into a key industry that is experiencing growth, you should definitely continue moving forward with your hiring efforts and provide opportunities to the millions of people who may be out of work’.
Robert Walters: ‘The UK was already pioneering work within healthtech and edtech, and now more than ever this will be put to the test’.
Businesses could help boost the UK’s resilience to the long-term impact of the Coronavirus outbreak and similar situations in the future, as a result of £20 million government funding.
REC: ‘The Coronavirus pandemic has put the labour market on pause. It does mean massive disruption in the short term, but we need to remember that this has to be done in order to protect businesses and save lives’.
Robots and AI can be valuable partners in times of crisis, but compassion is something that cannot be compromised, and during this period of uncertainty, we must not underestimate the power of human care.