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Hörmann UK Announces Suspending Normal Business Operations Owing To COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday, 23rd March 2020, Hörmann UK has had to make some immediate changes and has taken the difficult decision to suspend normal business operations. Suspending business operations These actions are designed to protect the safety and well-being of the employees, customers and suppliers, something that is of utmost importance to the company. Hörmann UK is also acting in line with current government guidelines by taking the appropri...

AVK And Fusion Announce Resuming Of Factories Operations In China

As almost all other factories in China, AVK and Fusion’s Chinese factories were closed from mid-January to mid-February. During that time, orders did not stop coming in, even though machines were shut down, and employees, therefore, faced a large backlog on their first day back. Due to the employees’ hard work and determination, and with extra precautions put in place they were soon back in work with high spirits. The health and wellbeing of the employees, partners and customers is...

Cambridgeshire Fire And Rescue Service Declares Coronavirus Pandemic Leading To Staff Crunch And Shortage

The impact from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a major incident being declared by Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS). With the total number of confirmed cases continuing to rise throughout the UK and the British government advice for those showing symptoms, or knowing someone showing symptoms, to isolate for extended periods, the Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is getting ready to face staffing and staff shortage challenges. Countering rapidly increasing COVID...

Advanced Issues Coronavirus Update On Its Current Position And Impact On The Business

In light of the latest UK Government measures, which it is introducing to reduce the spread of coronavirus, Advanced wanted to update on its current position. These necessary measures have and will continue to have an impact on the lives of the company’s employees and the business. However, Advanced is acutely aware that some of the customers are currently working to maintain public fire safety in essential buildings, such as hospitals, and Advanced will, therefore, continue to remain ope...

AVK Announces Home Working Policy And Operations To Remain Open Amidst COVID-19

Paul Hubbard shared the update on the latest policies amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic.  The government informed that in an effort to drastically reduce the rate of transmission of the virus, they are imposing enforceable measures to stop all but essential traveling and personal interaction for the next 3 weeks.  In response to this, the Company has ensured the welfare of customers, the staff and the wider population as a whole, whilst maintaining the highest possible level of se...

Abtech Safety Adheres To The Government’s Advice And Closes Their Deeside Site During COVID-19 Pandemic

At Abtech Safety, they are closely monitoring the daily situation with COVID-19 and following Government advice. Abtech Safety has taken the decision to close their Deeside site for 2 weeks from FRIDAY 3rd APRIL and reopen on MONDAY 20th APRIL. During this time, they will not be shipping orders, but staff will still be answering emails from home. harnesses and lanyards Their factory in Darwen is continuing to manufacture with skeleton staff. They will be able to process your orders and still d...

FSi Limited Announces Continued Remote Operations And Support For Staff, Customers During COVID-19 Outbreak

FSi Limited (FSi Ltd) announced in a statement that they would like to update on the actions that the company is taking as a business to support customers, suppliers and protect the staff during the on-going COVID-19 outbreak. From the beginning of this outbreak, FSi Ltd has followed Government advice and will continue to do so in order to protect the business, but most importantly the company’s employees and business partners, which will always remain a priority. To date, FSi Ltd has be...

Sepura Releases And Update On Their Working Plan And Business Continuity Through The COVID-19 Pandemic

Sepura is carefully monitoring the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic and taking all necessary precautions to protect and support its employees and customers as they in turn protect and support the public. They are closely following UK government advice. Critical functions are being maintained in the office, supported by home-based teams as necessary to minimize the risk of infection whilst ensuring customer requirements can be met. warehousing, configuration and support Sepura’s main o...

BAFE Releases Fire Safety Advisory During The Coronavirus (COVID19) Pandemic

BAFE has announced releasing a fire safety advisory during the on-going coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic. The advisory stated, “During this extraordinary situation, it must be noted that fire safety cannot be put on hold. Fire does not discriminate, and it is important that your fire safety policy is well maintained appropriately”. Fire safety systems and provisions It further reads, ”BAFE have discussed this fact before, but fire safety systems and provisions are different to...

Bryx 911 Mobile Alerting Application Gets COVID-19 Warnings

Bryx, a provider of first responder technology products, launches a new COVID-19 Critical Warning banner within its free Bryx 911 mobile alerting application. Keywords associated with the virus are systematically pulled from the supplemental data, triggering a banner that informs first responders of possible cases in which safety protocols and equipment may be necessary. The company’s algorithm, used to trigger the COVID-19 Critical Warning banner, can be extended to provide warnings for...

Angus Fire Announces Manufacturing And Shipping Orders Ongoing During COVID-19

Angus Fire is open for business, receiving orders, manufacturing products, and shipping to customers worldwide. However, in light of the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, Angus Fire is also taking the following measures: Angus Fire is proactively monitoring the operations and prioritizing the health and safety of the employees, customers and partners. Angus Fire is actively implementing UK government guidance within the production facilities and has increased cleanliness protocols and soc...

UK Government Announces New Proposed Fire Safety Bill In The Midst Of The On-Going Coronavirus Pandemic

The new fire safety bill, announced by the UK government post consultations with FIA (Fire Industry Association) and fire industry experts, aims to help people feel safe in their homes around the country, whilst ensuring that a fire related tragedy similar to that of Grenfell Tower fire never happens again. Fire Safety Bill The proposed Fire Safety Bill will amend the Fire Safety Order 2005 to clarify that the responsible person or duty-holder for multi-occupied, residential buildings must man...

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