accelerating business recovery.

The gradual return to work is a tremendous task that will require the cooperation of various stakeholders: employees, public authorities, labour organisations, institutions and employers, to adequately prepare for this new reality in the workplace.

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Returning to the workplace and reshaping a new future of work is key to ensuring the health and wellbeing of workers and a strong economic recovery. The “Safely Back to Work” Alliance initiated by Randstad, The Adecco Group and ManpowerGroup in March 2020 has successfully expanded its reach and network of participating partners and is now being led by our global industry association, the World Employment Confederation (WEC). As leader of this Alliance, WEC will continue to engage country federations, and private sector members, working closely with their local authorities and other relevant stakeholders, to support a safe return to work for workers and organizations globally, reinforcing the critical role of the private employment services sector in driving healthy resilient labor markets and economic recovery for countries, organizations and individuals alike in a post-Covid 19 environment. For more information or to join the growing Alliance, visit for more information.

Randstad CEO Jacques van den Broek

an open letter.

As the CEOs of three leading HR services companies, we are joining forces to enable companies and workers to return to work safely when the time is right.

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safe return to work

white paper: safely back to work.

 A disciplined return to work will be key to economic recovery after the pandemic. It is critical that best practices are shared across countries and industries, and that new channels are created to scale effective protocols at speed.

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return to work best practices for organisations

a practical guide for a safe restart.

Through its latest research, the Alliance has developed a fact base and source of best practices which it seeks to share freely as a public good. The goal is for organisations of all types and sizes to use this research to identify and apply the practices that will get them up and running in a safe, healthy and productive way.

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health and safety in the workplace

best practice protocols.

Best Practice Health and Safety Protocols contains more than 100 measures. These measures can help to complement country and sector specific protocols. Industry bodies, unions, employers, governments, healthcare authorities and others can help shaping these protocols.

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strategy plan for business to reopen

business readiness.

Your employees may feel nervous about the idea of returning to work now that the government has begun relaxing specific restrictions regarding lines of business which had been paused.

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health & safety protocols.

To help you define an appropriate health and safety protocol, Randstad gathered measures and best practices to help you protect your employees for you to use.

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safe return to work.

Once governments and local authorities determine it’s safe for businesses to reopen, organisations will need to develop a thorough health and safety plan that takes COVID-19 into consideration.

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