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Many of our clients and associates will know that Firth & Scott prides itself on being a 100% owned and managed, family business. Sadly, on the 23rd of August, we lost Derek Allwright, who is widely regarded as the ‘founding father’ of Firth & Scott. (Despite being neither Firth or Scott!) More > "Farewell, Mr. Allwright"
Our way of working has transformed across the nation over the past five months. Irregular working patterns, virtual offices, increased email use, “clouds”, and video conferencing have become the norm. App-based platforms such as the renowned “Zoom” and “Microsoft Teams” alike, host instant messaging services, cloud-sharing of files, and, of course, the video call. The increased popularity of these platforms has resulted in a large number of cyber breach reports. More > "Has the way you work changed? Keep your business Cyber secure."
Health and safety has always been a top priority within the construction industry. However, the focus of managers now needs to expand to include the risks presented by COVID-19. You now also need to adhere to rules such as social distancing, in order to adequately lessen the exposure risks to your workers, and their families.
The ABI (Association of British Insurers) is reassuring people that its motor and home insurance members are offering enhanced support to all their customers who may be affected by the impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19).
During these uncertain, worrying times, we want to give our clients the reassurance that we have the ability to continue operations in the event of an enforced office closure.