Get ready with Return2Work

With South Africa having moved to Level 3 Lockdown on Monday, 1 June 2020, there is need to ensure that all businesses take responsibility to mitigate the risk of spreading the coronavirus as much as possible by assisting with monitoring, testing and tracing.

Get ready with Return2Work

Navigating the process will be tricky but help is available through the Return2Work Initiative. This is a collaboration between The Solidarity Fund, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, Genesis Analytics, Business for SA, and the Public Private Growth Initiative, who has created the website,, and hosts a meticulously curated and comprehensive range of tools and simple step-by-step guidance to support businesses in re-opening and staying open.

Considerable planning is required to ensure that every employee is fully aware of how to responsibly minimise the possibility of infection and maximise operational compliance within the frameworks developed by the government. Businesses need to have conversations with stakeholders including trade unions, sector bodies and organisations, and bargaining councils. Risk assessments will be required as will the re-examination of activities, workplace environments and HR and Health & Safety policies. is designed to provide businesses with everything they need to re-open and stay open in line with legislation and other guidelines. It provides extensive planning and readiness tools, templates, training materials and recommendations through easy to follow step-by-step roadmaps.

Also available is access to a range of Covid-19 business support resources about funding, financial relief and general support to help businesses find all the assistance they need.

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