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Civil Service: Coronavirus

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 38510, tabled on 21 April 2020

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to support the civil service to work securely and safely at home during the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

27 April 2020

Where possible civil servants are working from home during the COVID-19 crisis. Departments have been issued with working from home guidance as well as a practical working from home toolkit. This includes information on the safe and secure use of technology and data as well as advice on wellbeing, mental health and staying connected. Departments are creating their own guidance packages specific to their employees and are encouraging employees, their line managers and teams to have regular conversations during this period.

Answered by

Cabinet Office