Opinion: The other frontline workers need emotional support too

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Last week I wrote about the importance of furloughed employees looking after their own health and wellbeing during these turbulent times.

Last week I wrote about the importance of furloughed employees looking after their own health and wellbeing during these turbulent times.

Judging by the overwhelming response to the government’s coronavirus job retention scheme, which saw 140,000 companies apply for support on the first day alone, many millions of people across a range of industry sectors find themselves in this particular boat.

At the same time, there is a large cohort of people, many of whom work in retail, that continue to go to their place of work every day.

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