Tag Archive: coronavirus

Attracting new customers on a limited budget post lockdown

For many small business owners, the worry caused by COVID-19 and the impact it has had on their business could be huge. Whether you are slowly reopening your business premises as lockdown eases, or have remained open throughout offering key services, much of your budget will be spent on the measures to reopen safely. Businesses…

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Replacing your commercial boiler post lockdown

If your business depends on heating or hot water, then winter is a bad time for your boiler to stop working. Replacing your commercial boiler or upgrading your commercial heating system now, makes sense as it’s ready when the cold comes back. Here are more reasons: Many customers forget the heating and hot water must…

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Business gas safety – how safe is your boiler?

In this week’s blog post, we are focusing business gas safety as it’s Gas Safety Week 2020 which runs from 14th to 20th September. What is Gas Safety Week? Gas Safety Week 2020 was first set up to get UK companies to work together in raising the profile of gas safety. They want to increase…

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The future of offices in the UK post lockdown

During the coronavirus lockdown, Britain’s office workers have had to get used to a new set of rules. Physical offices have shut down, and employees are learning how to do their jobs from home. Whilst we’re learning how to use a remote desktop, a VPN and new video chat software, like Microsoft Teams, we should…

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Reopening a business after lockdown

Many businesses have been forced to close their premises or change the way they operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. But with restrictions being gradually lifted, read our advice for life after lockdown and reopening a business. Here are our top 3 tips on how to prepare your business premises to re-open. 1. Design for social…

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Business energy customers & how we’re adapting customer support after coronavirus

How we’re supporting our business energy customers and employees COVID-19 is affecting everyone – but we can get through it if we all support each other. Looking after our customers and employees is our top priority. So whilst we’re working hard to prioritise emergencies and put the needs of our most vulnerable customers first, we’re…

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Future Net Zero: where do we go from here?

Gab Barbaro, UK MD of Centrica's British Gas business, shared his thoughts on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on net zero and what the future might look like on the other side it.

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Supporting Carers UK with the 2.6 Challenge (COVID-19)

The impact of coronavirus in the UK has been significant. Businesses have had to adapt quickly to mobilise a virtual workplace, or ensure shop floors, factories or offices follow social distance guidelines and are deep cleaned. People across the country have had to adapt to a new normal. And charities are feeling the impact of…

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Supporting employees with their mental health

The impact of COVID-19 on mental health at work The uncertainty and fear caused by COVID-19 can have a severe impact on the mental health of your employees. People may be fearful over the risk of infection they feel for themselves and their loved ones. Many employees are having to work from home with the…

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Business insurance is essential during COVID-19

The spread of coronavirus is like nothing the UK has seen for a century. The health cost of COVID-19 has been tragic, but the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to evolve. The focus is shifting towards an effort to return to work, while addressing the changes needed in the months ahead. For many businesses preparing to…

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