How employers can provide a duty of care to their employees
All employers owe a duty of care to their employees. When employers do this, it leads to:
greater job satisfaction with employees
better efficiency in the workplace
better staff morale
a positive and productive workplace
a successful business
How can employers provide a duty of care to their employees?
employers must pay their employees a fair wage for the work they do and must not exploit them.
employers must ensure that the workplace is safe for the employee to work in and ensure that they provide a healthy environment
employers must follow all legislation for the workplace and make sure their employees are not discriminated against
employers should be realistic about their employees' work-life balance and allow time off for compassionate leave and annual leave that they are entitled to
employers should provide opportunities in the workplace for promotion or for employees to further and develop their career