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Working from home during the coronavirus pandemic

Advice for those working remotely during the COVID-19 outbreak, with guides on cyber security, video conferencing, collaboration tools and tips for staying productive with colleagues and clients.

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Cyber security and coronavirus

Covid-19 cyber security advice from the NCSC

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has recently produced advice and guidance to help individuals and businesses who are working from home to stay safe online – this is being added to throughout the pandemic. Two items caught my eye...

Video conferencing and remote collaboration tools

Special Report 69: Effective collaboration

Collaboration has been a trendy buzz word in business lexicon for some time now, but, as the pandemic has done with many other ‘nice-to have’ skills, it has now become absolutely necessary to master. With your colleagues, business partners, suppliers and all other stakeholders more than likely working from home, and maybe even across different locations and time zones, effective collaboration is essential

Health and wellbeing

Acas: Working from home

Guidance from Acas for employers and employees when working from home because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, highlighting both employer and employee responsibilities. It covers health and safety; equipment and technology; checking how systems are working; setting clear expectations; keeping in touch; pay and terms and conditions of employment; working from home and childcare; expenses; insurance, mortgage or rent agreements.

Coronavirus and mental health at work

Guidance from Acas to help staff and employers manage their mental health at work during the coronavirus pandemic. It includes advice on working at home, support that should be offered by managers and employers, and information on an employer's duty of care.

Coronavirus and mental wellbeing

Every Mind Matters, created by Public Health England, offers advice and tips on how to maintain your mental wellbeing if you need to stay at home. This guidance has been developed with experts and approved by the NHS.

Coronavirus and your wellbeing

Helpful guide from Mind offering a wide range of tips for taking care of your mental wellbeing, support for mental health problems during coronavirus, and looking after practical needs especially during winter.

Learning from home

Nurture your growth and learn

In response to the ever-changing business landscape ICAEW Academy has created a range of virtual learning that delivers on-going cpd support to keep you connected. We are offering members a 75% reduction on our entire academy virtual learning courses, with the added bonus of a free leadership series – leading remote teams.

Coronavirus COVID-19 webinars

Live and on-demand webinars from ICAEW covering the latest technical updates and guidance for accountants, auditors and finance professionals, support for businesses and the self-employed affected by COVID-19, and the impact on the wider economy of the pandemic.

Online learning from the ICAEW Faculties

The seven ICAEW Faculties are the leading source of expertise and know-how in the world of accounting, business and finance - they’re also committed to your continuing professional development and provide a wealth of premium online resources to keep you up to date.