Mental wellbeing was already a topic steadily climbing up organisation’s agendas long before the crazy circumstances of the last 2 years. However, a global pandemic, multiple national lockdowns, furlough schemes and the shift to remote working, has only accelerated the importance of addressing mental wellbeing within organisations.
The environments and routines within which we function, operate, work, and enjoy downtime become our safe haven of familiarity. We build up a comfort and an ease with our surroundings and schedules and shape them to bring the best out of us as individuals (and those around us). But what happens when all that suddenly changes?
Fraud within local government is an area of growing concern, particularly with what has happened across the UK with Covid-19. In this article Meritec takes a look at which key areas of fraud are on the rise, and what local authorities can do to best prepare themselves and protect its citizens to ensure that monies go to those who need them most.