The deep impact of Covid-19 has been felt by all as towns and cities shut down and we stay home to protect the NHS and save lives.
While most of the country is locked inside our country’s key workers, whose jobs are critical for the response to the pandemic, continue to toil.
Many more businesses have adapted to the ‘new normal’ to provide products and service solutions to help during these uncertain times.
The Knights commercial network is key to the Club’s existence and today we are proud to showcase a few examples of the work continuing to be done by some of our partners during the pandemic.
Electrical wholesalers & long-term partners Edmundson Electrical have played a key part in delivering the NHS Nightingale Hospital in Harrogate.
Edmundson’s supplied electrical components to the emergency hospital, working around the clock to assist the effort to support the NHS and completed what would usually have been a one-year project within two-weeks.
Click for more on more about Edmundson Electrical
Polypipe Group Plc are playing a role in a variety of ways during this crisis.
The Edlington based firm have supplied ventilation equipment to two emergency hospitals as well as manufacturing visors to supplement the PPE supplies of the NHS, and have donated a lot of their own stock of PPE to front line carers.
Elsewhere, Polypipe products continue to be installed in the emergency hospitals as well as some of the essential maintenance work that is going on within existing facilities.
Learn more. https://www.polypipe.com
ESC Global have developed and now supply Green AquaCare antibacterial products to combat the spread of Covid-19.
The Green AquaCare range of Surface Sanitiser, Hand Sanitiser and Sanitising Wipes kill 99.5% of bacteria on contact and can assist in keeping you and your family as clean and safe as possible.
To learn more about the product visit – ESC Global or call 01302 360 500
Twenty-Four IT have assisted many businesses to implement working from home solutions – including DRFC & Doncaster Chamber.
The IT support experts remain fully operational assisting key businesses to continue through this challenging time.
On Friday Twenty Four IT’s Chief Technology Officer Tony Houlihan hosted a Digital Webinar on behalf of Doncaster Chamber.
During the seminar Tony discussed the practical and social challenges with working remotely and how to overcome these through the use of effective tools that enable greater collaboration and efficient ways of working remotely whilst maintaining access to all of your familiar applications and data.
Check out more at www.twentyfourit.co.uk
Doncaster based Drainage Company Yates Jetting have found themselves particularly busy maintaining Doncater Royal Infirmary & Bassetlaw District General Hospital’s draining systems. Allowing both sites to continue their essential care uninterrupted. Read more bout Yates Jetting
MF Hire answered a call on Twitter from fellow commercial partners Polypipe for personal protective wear.
The Tool & Equipment Hire specialists donated boxes of PPE including facemarks and coveralls which was delivered to Primary Care Network: Doncaster South by the Knights Commercial Team.
Hill House School have been running Holiday Clubs for the children of key workers (not just Hill House pupils) Spaces are still available on the remaining dates next week click for info.
The school has been posting guidance to parents for home learning and the rugby team (headed by former Springbok Andrew Snyman) have been keeping their skills sharp with an array of trick and challenges on twitter.
On top of this the school has donated safety goggles and disposable gloves to NHS Rotherham General Hospital.
Chapman Physiotherapy continues to provide consultations over the telephone or online. Vicky and her team have also been posting online exercise routines and info to absorb while on lockdown via social media.
Chapman’s work alongside the NHS to delivering the First2Physio service which runs Monday to Saturday, offering 15 minute appointments for a quick assessment, advice and exercises to help you self manage!
Health and Safety consultants AGM Safety managed to deliver vital safety training under Covid-19 restrictions for clients working on a social housing maintenance scheme.
Learn more – http://www.agmsafetyltd.com
Harbon Electrical Services are assisting numerous key industries with essential maintenance and installation works to the oil, gas, water and care sectors.