60% of UK retail staff worried about Covid-19 exposure

60% of UK retail staff worried about Covid-19 exposure
// 60% of UK retail employees are worried about Covid-19 exposure to others who are not taking safety precautions seriously when returning to work
// 46% of retail workers are concerned about having to be in close proximity to others in the workplace
// 1 in 5 retail employees are worried about a lack of workplace sanitation and/or cleanliness

New data has revealed that more than half of shop floor staff in the UK retail sector are worried about being exposed to other people who are not taking Covid-19 safety precautions seriously.

According to LinkedIn’s latest Workforce Confidence Index, 60 per cent of UK retail employees are worried about exposure to others who are not taking safety guidelines and precautions seriously when returning to work.


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Meanwhile, 46 per cent of retail workers are concerned about having to be in close proximity to other co-workers or customers, while 35 per cent said they are worried about their commute to work.

On the other hand, one in five retail employees are worried about a lack of workplace sanitation and/or cleanliness, but

LinkedIn’s data is based on a survey 7000 people between June 1 to July 26, before official government guidance encouraging people to return to the workplace came into place at the start of this month.

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