Covid-19 Staff Information

30th June 2020 – A new July Staff Bulletin has been issued by Mailchimp to your personal emails.

3rd June 2020 – A new June Staff Bulletin has been issued by Mailchimp to your personal emails.

21st May– A new Staff Update has been issued by Mailchimp to your personal emails.

11th May– A new Staff Update has been issued by Mailchimp to your personal emails.

21st April 2020 – A new HR Staff Briefing has been issued by Mailchimp to your personal emails and added to TEAMS channel “Whole Staff Team”.

16th April 2020April Staff Bulletin has been issued to your emails.

28th March 2020 – Can all staff please check their personal/and or work emails for the latest information regarding our Emergency Staffing Plan

Containment Action & Site Closures:

If we find ourselves in the situation where we must take containment action and have the need to close the farm and/or shop this will be in line with the latest Government guidance. We will keep you informed via email and/or telephone.

If you need to self-isolate because you (or a member of your household) please review the latest guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response and https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/ Please telephone the Farm Office to inform us of your situation

If you contract Covid-19 you should follow the guidance on the NHS site: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-people-with-confirmed-or-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection#self-isolationPlease telephone the Farm Office to inform us of your situation.

If you need to Socially Distance because you are in one of the defined categories of vulnerable people please contact your line manager for immediate assistance. The latest Government information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people/guidance-on-social-distancing-for-everyone-in-the-uk-and-protecting-older-people-and-vulnerable-adults

Self Care:

In terms of support we aim to help all of our people understand what is happening, what this means to their role and we are going to need flexibility. If you are feeling anxious or need external support we have added a number of support links below:

Medical Advice: NHS England https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

HR Advice: https://www.acas.org.uk/coronavirus

An listening service: https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/

CPFT’s Managing Stress during the Covid-19 Outbreak: https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/Documents/Psychological%20Wellbeing%20Service/Managing%20stress%20during%20the%20COVID-19%20outbreak%20.pdf