COVID -19:ADVICE AND GUIDANCE FOR OUR MEMBERS

The situation with Covid-19 is rapidly changing. As a result, we would recommend that you regularly visit The Government website for all their up to date advice and recommendations. 

England: (https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response)
Scotland:  (https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/)
Wales:  (https://gov.wales/coronavirus)
Northern Ireland: (https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/news/latest-update-coronavirus-covid-19-3)


With lots of questions relating to Covid-19 such as: 

  • What help is out there for my business? 
  • What should I do if I have a business premises? 
  • What should I do if I employ staff? 
  • The FSB have compiled a comprehensive report that provides answers to your most pressing questions. Please read the report here (https://www.fsb.org.uk/campaign/covid19.html). 

Prior to the onset of Covid-19 there were tell tale signs of a possible recession ahead and this now seems inevitable. Once Covid-19 us under control and life and business return to normal, there will be economic implications for all of us.

Dent Global have created an amazing resource to help you prepare for any recession and what steps you should take to not only survive but thrive.

https://www.dent.me/download/Avoid_the_CRASH.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3BUD3MtlgPEFoO5e5mMSVt74frmOpVlH_DOZt5PdjrOQl0XD0NfzLIh9U

When so much is happening around us and the media is full of negativity and hate, it can be hard to protect your mindset and remain focused.

During difficult times it is necessary to Reset and reinvent yourself and your business. The following books may be beneficial to read during the coming weeks to improve your skill set and make it easier for your and you business to survive these difficult times.


Retail therapy – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Retail-Therapy-Industry-Broken-What/dp/1472965108/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=retail+therapy&qid=1584456468&sr=8-1

This book provides an in-depth look into the current state of the high street with valuable tips on how to transition your business into the modern world of sales and marketing. 

The Everything Store – (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Everything-Store-Jeff-Bezos-Amazon/dp/0552167835)  offering an in-depth look at the growth of amazon it provides both insight and an opportunity to learn from Amazon and how to grow your business. 

Game Changers – ( https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gamechangers-Creating-Innovative-Strategies-Business/dp/1118956974) Through difficult times, many businesses have to evolve to ensure success in a new world of business. This book provides examples and tips on how to do this.  

Let us help you! In these difficult times, we are her to support you as our members. Please contact us on 074950582713 to arrange a free support call from our Chief Executive Sarah Ward and benefit from her ask knowledge in this industry. 

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