Tag COVID-19

Entertainment Venues: These Standards can Support Recovery

Entertainment Venues
Many pubs, restaurants, theatres and other entertainment venues have suffered long periods of closure during the COVID-19 pandemic, causing major disruption to their businesses and incomes. As restrictions begin to lift, and venues start to plan a route to recover,…

Organisations Say ISO is More Important Since Pandemic

The recent work-from-home mandate has triggered a paradigm shift in working practices for many people, and driven digital transformation for organisations as a whole. During this time, Risk Management firm Assent has continued to work with clients remotely, helping them…

COVID-Secure Using your Management System

COVID-Secure
BSI the National Standards Body have released free guidance to help organisations work safely during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. The guide draws on information from a variety of sources, building on government guidance, and aligns to the recognised PLAN –…

Managing Coronavirus Risks at Work

Stay Alert, Control the Virus, Save Lives
Introduction From Wednesday 13th May 2020, the Government advice for England has changed, and those people who can’t work from home are actively encouraged to return to the workplace.  The following guidance and best practices can also be used in…

Emerging Business Risks from the Coronavirus Lockdown

The Coronavirus lockdown has rapidly changed the way that many businesses operate. Although the threat of a pandemic already appeared on many risk registers and business continuity plans, ‘no plan survives contact with the enemy’. As the lockdown continues there…

COVID-19 Coronavirus – Advice to Clients

Updates: Returning to Work?  Check the Government Guidance [13th May 2020] Managing Coronavirus Risks at Work [13th May 2020] Emerging Business Risks from the Coronavirus Lockdown. [20th April 2020] Introduction This blog was posted 4th March 2020, see above for…