Ordinarily, a solid workplace investigation rests on four pillars; namely – fairness, thoroughness, timeliness and confidentiality. If not handled appropriately, the COVID – 19 crisis has the potential to rock that foundation in two ways – it may impact the fairness and timeliness of an investigation.
As the spread of the Coronavirus has increased and continues to increase, a majority of employees are now working from home. With employees working from home during social distancing, now is the time to ensure that you support your employees. Here are a few tips to ensure you are adequately checking in with your employees and ensuring their mental wellbeing:
Finance and accounting professionals must develop proficiency with a wide variety of laws, policies, accounting standards and technology. No one needs yet another New Year’s resolution, so the following tip is more a timely reminder - the rest of the year provides an opportunity to implement it – than a resolution. It is this: build your “soft” skills even as you work on your “hard” or technical skills.