PRIORITY EIGHT: SUPPORTING LOCAL EMPLOYERS LEAD PARTNER: NORTH DEVON +
The key issues here were initially Covid-19 related focused on people coping with a sudden loss of income. Many Northern Devon businesses affected do not have an HR department so support is needed by business owners and their staff to ensure that their mental health is well supported. The key interventions centred on providing and promoting easily accessible advice and support options covering but not limited to:
- Covid-safe working.
- Workforce resilience
- Debt counselling for employees
- Financial advice Housing advice