The risk of professional misconduct and ethical lapses increases in stressful situations. Organisations should be aware of the contributing factors.
There have been many positive stories during the pandemic of people and organisations supporting the cause, from frontline health and key workers to Captain Sir Tom Moore’s fundraising heroics, to firms pivoting their business to producing ventilator machines, alcohol sanitiser and personal protective equipment.
Unfortunately, the economic reality of the pandemic is starting to show its ugly face, with businesses starting to fail and people being made redundant at an alarming rate. Sadly, this is only the start of the economic difficulties as the UK’s furlough scheme draws to a close at the end of October.
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