This is a schedule of information, to act as an ‘aide memoire’ ensuring all updates are implemented
A specific Bell helpdesk has been set up and is manned securely by only senior Company Management to help you with any concerns. This may include if you’re concerned about the impact on your finances or to query meeting arrangements or site operational changes due to COVID-19.
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During this period of unprecedented disruption to what we know as normality, we want the Bell Community to share snapshots of your new routine through our weekly ‘Together Bell’ competitions.
Please send us your best pics or short films to:
The winners will be decided every Friday and announced here on our Together Bell page.
Outbreaks of infectious diseases like the current Coronavirus can be worrying and can affect our mental health. Whilst it is important to stay informed of developments, there are also many things we can do to support and manage our wellbeing during such uncertainty…
Risk Avoidance Protocol for Bell staff accessing Bell offices/buildings.
Acceptable behaviours and new site rules.
Home working is the default position – take positive steps.
Symptoms, actions and vulnerable people.
We know that you’re hearing a lot about coronavirus at the moment, and that it’s a particularly stressful time for all of us. You might be worried about how it’s affecting your day to day life. This may include being asked to stay at home or avoid other people.
With all this happening, it can be particularly difficult to look after your mental health. Whether you are at home, self-isolating or figuring out what you need to do stay well, we have put together some information about things you can try to help your wellbeing.
I’d like to say thank you.
I appreciate this is an incredibly stressful time for everyone however, throughout the country you have all remained incredibly committed with your desire to keep going and work through the problems we are all facing together. For over 32 years, the Bell community has faced challenges big and small head on, supporting each other and working together; this will be no different. I’m confident we will look back on this time as, undoubtedly, a period of extreme challenge, but also a period that taught us lessons which will stay with us for our lifetime, and ultimately make us stronger.
Please be reassured that our number one priority is your health, safety and wellbeing and our management team is working tirelessly to establish safe working practices that will allow us all to continue earning a living without risk to our health. I urge you to read the guidance notes and bulletins being sent from Bell Safety Services; they are designed to keep you and your colleagues safe and healthy.
As a responsible employer, we are here to help you cope mentally and physically with the threat of Covid-19. We will continue to give you the best guidance available and to help every individual stay safe. We have already taken the following measures:
Please also remember our Wellbeing support service is available to all Bell employees and your families 24/7. This is an anonymous helpline manned by professional psychologists who are able to give support and guidance on any issues you may be encountering during this difficult period. Contact Health Assured on 0800 030 5182 or visit healthassuredeap.com
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Throughout our history, our employees have relied on us during challenging circumstances. We don’t take that lightly and in the coming weeks we will share more about what we are doing to help you and the wider community, particularly the most vulnerable members.
It’s the kindness and support that we give to each other that will help us get through these challenging times.
Take care and a big thank you from The Bell Family.
Craig Bell – Chief Executive