As Alberta entered its first stage of re-opening from the COVID-19 lockdown on May 14, there are still many questions around how companies and organizations can safely return to their physical office spaces and resume normal operations.
With the re-opening underway, CPA Alberta has put together a number of resources that may be of interest to guide CPAs and their organizations. They can be found at the CPA Alberta COVID-19 Online Resource Centre.
Some of the specific resources that are available include the following:
International Federation of Accountants (IFAC): Small Business Continuity Checklist
The Small Business Continuity Checklist will help small businesses navigate today’s crisis and plan for tomorrow’s “new normal.”
CPA Canada: COVID-19 and the workplace – What employers and employees need to do
This CPA Canada article provides helpful tips for employers and employee returning to the office. Tips include clearly stating compensation and work-from-home policies, as well as stepping up good hygiene practices. The article also includes safety measures for CPAs.
Government of Alberta: COVID-19 Information – Workplace Guidance for Business Owners
This guideline is for all business and sectors (excluding health care settings)to help reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 among workers. It outlines the criteria that should be addressed in individual, written workplace policies and procedures established to address the COVID-19 pandemic response.
Make sure you bookmark the resource centre, here, as it is your one-stop for pertinent COVID-19 resources!