First Aid for businesses

Thursday January 1, 1970

First Steps…

Health & Safety/PPE equipment…

H&S Government info

1.Personal Protective Equipment

  • Masks
  • Face shields
  • Gloves
  • Disposable Aprons
  • Disposable Apron dispensers

2.Sanitation

  • Sanitiser
  • Touch free Hand sanitiser stations
  • Counter-top sanitiser stations

3.Screens and Shields

4.Cleaning

  • Hygiene clean/fogging
  • Deep clean
  • Commercial Kitchen deep clean
  • Commercial Kitchen Extract fan
  • Anti-viral surface wipes
  • Spray bottles
  • General cleaning
  • Public Health England (PHE) guidance says there should be “regular flushing” of the water system at the likes of dental practices, hairdressers, gyms and hotels, as well as office buildings, to stop bacterial growth.

Order/Buy equipment – (preferences from businesses) –

Marketing… Offline and online

Businesses need to be getting ready for re-opening by-

  • Re-developing your marketing strategy
  • Re-identify your audience – get in front of the right people
  • People plan – Clean customer data, communication strategy – a way to collect contact details and permission to contact your customers. Staff development plan.
  • Collateral prep -Prepare video and image contact to push out through your online channels. Need help with video? Contact maria@cheltenhambid.co.uk
  • Get your website/social channels ready with up to date re-opening content
  • Update your shop window and posters
  • Multichannel marketing and selling – It is safer and cost less to test and trail products online than it does in-store. You can gain real time data and gain key information about your key online customers. TIP -Keep your three top selling products stocked up and market proven products to increase revenue. Need help to create your online audiences? Contact maria@cheltenhambid.co.uk

Supporting advice and links..

  • British Independent Retailers Association – £1 Temporary Membership Support Package
  • Need assistance with risk assessments and public health measures? The Public and Environmental Health are here to help, contact envhealth@cheltenham.gov.uk
  • Cheltenham BID work with a number of partners to help you reduce your overheads.  We negotiate exclusive deals to ensure you get the best possible cost on things like utilities and merchant services charges. The Logical Utilities Company will help Cheltenham businesses to reduce their utility costs.  There’s no need to waste time hunting for the best deal, they will do it all for you. All you need to do is complete and sign one simple form and they will look at what you are currently paying, find the best deal for you and help you to switch supplier. Find out more here
  • Merchant Service fees and associated costs could be eating into your profits.  PaymentSense offer Cheltenham BID businesses an easy switch, cost effective service with incomparable rates.  Find out more here .