An important area of focus for travel managers right now: duty of care
The coronavirus pandemic has made many things uncertain, however one definite is that duty of care is now top of the priority list for most corporate travel programmes.
In order for your organisation and travellers to feel comfortable with the prospect of travelling, duty of care provisions will need to be more comprehensive than just providing support and assistance before, during and after their trip.
The heightened importance of duty of care may mean that certain items that have been on your travel programmes wish list, such as a more sophisticated traveller communication tool, will have to become a reality in order for travel to restart.
The first step in preparing for your organisation’s corporate travel comeback is to assess what duty of care measures you had in place pre-Covid-19, what you have implemented as precautionary or emergency measures over the past nine months and whether what is currently in place is fit for purpose when travel restarts.
Discover if your current duty of care provision is fit for purpose in this article.Read the full article here