Covid-19 guidance for employers

Advice for employers on supporting their employees at home during covid-19, with links to further resources

Working at home may be particularly difficult and worrying for victims of domestic abuse. This briefing paper outlines advice and recommendations to help employers support anyone who may be experiencing domestic abuse. 

Employers play an important role in raising awareness of domestic abuse, the support available and how it can be accessed securely. Domestic abuse thrives in secrecy. By creating an environment where it feels safe to talk, people will feel more able to disclose their experiences and seek help.  

‘When home is not a safe place’ gives advice to employers, line managers and supervisors as well as providing links to useful resources and further support.

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