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By Ria Chan
July 20th, 2020

How to respond to COVID-19 risk with an early warning system

Everywhere is high risk Safety is now a permanent agenda item for every board meeting and the #1 priority for every business in the world. When we think of high-risk working environments our minds automatically go to building sites, mines, and production lines. But everywhere is high risk in a pandemic — catching public transit, …

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By Rob Charters
July 13th, 2020

Connected data – the future of work starts now

Visibility is everything How much visibility do you have within your business right now? If an incident occurred in the next 30 seconds, how long would it take for the right team members to notice and respond? For many organizations, the answer is too long, and this question spikes the heart rate of leaders everywhere. …

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By SafetyCulture Team
July 2nd, 2020

It’s time to build consumer trust in returning to your store, hotel or restaurant: our survey with YouGov

The effects of COVID-19 have had a huge impact on consumer confidence. As the pandemic aftermath continues to unfold, we’ve exclusively discovered that the general public are reluctant to go back to ‘the way things were’. SafetyCulture teamed up with national survey organization YouGov to survey over 1,198 Americans about their feelings in returning to …

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By Dan Joyce
June 30th, 2020

How we’re getting our Manchester office back to work

Since COVID-19 took hold, businesses in every city have had to reassess the way we work and interact. The global pandemic has significantly disrupted all aspects of modern life, and it’s safe to say things will never quite operate in the same way again – at least for now! But how do businesses get back …

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By Kerry Needs
June 24th, 2020

Reopening safely: Getting back to work in tourism, events, and catering

When COVID-19 took hold, the effect spread across the hospitality industry. Businesses closed, suffered huge losses, and thousands lost their jobs. Even for businesses that remain open, there are challenges around every corner. With less tourism, the economic impact has stretched to even the most popular brands. Customers are choosing to save their money, protect …

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By Dan Joyce
June 24th, 2020

A Recipe For Hospitality Reopening Success: Breaking Old Rules And Trying New Tech

Dan Joyce, General Manager EMEA of SafetyCulture, explains how upending a longstanding cornerstone of hospitality can help the industry get safely back to business. After existing in limbo for the last few months, businesses finally have a roadmap to reopening. In just seven weeks, the hospitality industry will be able to throw open their doors …

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By Kerry Needs
June 23rd, 2020

These 6 subsectors in retail are getting safely back to business, here’s how

Regardless of sector, retailers who will succeed post-COVID-19 are those who can quickly establish and maintain trust with their customer base. Retailers must adapt, or risk industry-wide shutdowns. As retail businesses re-open around the world, companies must remain flexible, making the shift away from traditional retail methods and moving towards a world of increased demand …

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By Kerry Needs
June 23rd, 2020

The New High Street: How The Retail Landscape Is Changing

Key retail reopening trends in a post-COVID-19 world Since COVID-19 struck the global retail sector in March 2020, the industry has been left reeling in the wake of a significant shift. Safety is now the #1 priority for every company in the world, and the seismic shift has forced businesses to quickly re-evaluate their priorities. …

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By Rob Charters
June 17th, 2020

How these 5 logistics subsectors are getting back to business safely during COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt by every single person and business in the world. At SafetyCulture, we’ve seen businesses adapt to these challenges by embracing new processes and adapting to a new way of working. Never before have logistics and supply chain businesses been so impacted before, yet risen to the challenge that …

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By Rob Charters
June 17th, 2020

Reopening safely: trends in the logistics and supply chain industries

As COVID-19 swept across the world, businesses have watched on, powerless as external forces disrupted their supply chains. The crisis has impacted logistics operations from every angle with supply, demand, and labor all hit simultaneously. Businesses have struggled with over 75% experiencing transportation issues within their supply chains. Export powerhouses that traditionally required huge daily …

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