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Peninsula COVID

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 

Time: 2:30pm

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6632307321051320077

This webinar will take approximately 30 minutes and aims to –

  • Answer FAQs on COVID19 and what to do now to protect your business.
  • Explain the rules around temporary layoffs and social welfare benefits available to employees.
  • Inform you on how to update your workplace policies to cover changes to sick pay and home working rules.
  • Guide you on how to support your employees during this challenging time.

The webinar is full of very useful update for your members, as many employers will be worried about the future of their business, and we hope that all those who join us tomorrow will take away the tools to ensure that their business, and employees, survive the impact of COVID-19.

The coronavirus situation is a global issue which is affecting businesses in different ways, with many having to close temporarily or let people go. Understandably, employers across the country are concerned about the current situation and looking for expert advice to help them handle issues such as workers’ rights and employer obligations.

Today, Friday, March 20th at 2pm, Peninsula will host a webinar specially organised for Chamber members. 

This webinar, which will take approximately 30 minutes, aims to:

  • Answer FAQs on COVID19 and what to do now to protect your business.
  • Explain the rules around temporary layoffs and social welfare benefits available to employees.
  • Inform you on how to update your workplace policies to cover changes to sick pay and home working rules.
  • Guide you on how to support your employees during this challenging time.

We know that this will be a very useful update for Chamber members, as many employers will be worried about the future of their business, and we hope that all those who join us tomorrow will take away the tools to ensure that their business, and employees, survive the impact of COVID-19.

You will need to register for this webinar, which you can do so here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4802150425306747148

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Protect your staff and customers! Prepare yourself for the weeks ahead. Implement social distancing with these friendly reminders that will help ensure everyone plays their part in reducing the spread of COVID 19.

Here are a selection of the floor stickers and posters available from today! Option for outside in yard is a stencil cut with footprints so if there are queues outside they can spray footprints onto the ground to show where to stand.

Call or email to order yours today.

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As a result of the worldwide COVID-19 situation a lot of us will find ourselves working from home, away from our usual workstations that are set up to reduce the risk of injury. LCE’s Managing Director and leading Ergonomist Ita Leyden has put together a brief video that employers can use to forward to their employees who are working from home.

The video can be customised for each company and gives advice on what can be done at home to reduce the risk of aches and strains. We all sincerely hope that this is a very temporary arrangement in light of recent news. Stay safe.

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The Book Centre

Our only priority at this time is the health, well-being and safety of our staff, their families and our customers. We made the difficult decision to close our doors on Monday 16th March at 6pm.

We know that this is exceptionally difficult time for everyone. We want you to know that we care, and that if you are need something from our store we will do our best to get it to you safely, and in a timely manner. To best serve all our customers we are offering a variety of free home delivery and contact-free order pick up options.

Today we are letting you know that our phone-in order-line 051-873823 is open to order all items in-store from Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm. We also have a selection of Mothers Day Leonidas Chocolates Gift Sets available to order (Mothers Day is this Sunday 22nd March). Please read below to learn about our free home delivery, and contact-free order pick up options.

Over the next few days we will let you know how we can keep you reading, supplied with arts & crafts materials for the kids, home schooling books and revision guides, and staying at home 'Care Packs'.

Stay Safe & Best Wishes,
All the Team at The Book Centre, Waterford.

www.thebookcentre.ie
051 - 873823

Order and Payment Options:

1. Website - Order and Pay on our website at www.thebookcentre.ie - open all hours!

2. Shop Order Phone Number - Order any item in our store from School Books, Revision Notes, Stationery, Books and Children's Books and pay over the phone. Call 051-873823 direct to The Book Centre, Waterford from Thursday 19th March, Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm.

When you phone order The Book Centre team will:

* Take your order, name, contact number and Eircode.
* Compile your shopping.
* Phone you back to verify your bill total.
* Request payment by card.
* Provide details of delivery.

Delivery to Home Options (Contact Free)

1. Free next day, week-day Book Centre delivery on any order of in-stock items over €30 which are phoned or ordered on the website within 10 kilometres of Waterford City (Includes Tramore).

2. All orders outside of this area but over €30 are also free but delivery is by courier (3-5 days).

3. All orders under €30 have a €4 delivery charge or you can avail of our contact-free order pick up from store option.

Contact-Free Order Pick-up Options.

1. Ring in your order on 051-873823 or order from our website www.thebookcentre.ie

If it is a phone order The Book Centre team will:

* Take your order, name, and contact number.
* Compile your shopping.
* Phone you back to verify your bill total.
* Request payment by card.
* Provide details for store collection point and time.
* We will put bag/box in your boot. No contact necessary.

* When ordering on the website tick the 'Collect at The Book Centre'.
* We will contact you with details for store collection point and time.

Gift Wrapped - Mothers Day Gift Sets

All Mothers Day Gift Sets have free delivery within 10 kilometres of Waterford City (Includes Tramore). Orders need to be phoned in to our order line on 051-873823. Last orders on Friday 20th March for Delivery on Saturday 21st March. These orders can be delivered directly and contact free to a Mothers, or a Grandmothers address.

Gift Pack 1 : €35

* Leonidas box of Chocolates (30 Chocolates)
* Mothers Day Card (Code 75) We will write this for you too if its for a direct delivery to your Mum or Grandmother.
* Our recommended book of the month 'The Beekeeper of Aleppo' by Christy Lefteri - The Sunday Times Bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club Pick
*Gift Wrapped

Gift Pack 2 : €30

* Leonidas box of Chocolates (22 Chocolates)
* Mothers Day Card (Code 75) We will write this for you too if its for a direct delivery to your Mum or Grandmother.
* Our recommended book of the month 'The Beekeeper of Aleppo' by Christy Lefteri - The Sunday Times Bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club Pick
*Gift Wrapped

Gift Pack 3 : €25

* Leonidas box of Chocolates (14 Chocolates)
* Mothers Day Card (Code 75) We will write this for you too if its for a direct delivery to your Mum or Grandmother.
* Our recommended book of the month 'The Beekeeper of Aleppo' by Christy Lefteri - The Sunday Times Bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club Pick
*Gift Wrapped

To order the Mothers Day Gift Sets & pay over the phone. Call 051-873823 direct to The Book Centre, Waterford on Thursday 19th & Friday 20th March from 10am to 3pm.

Thank you for your support.
Take Care, & Stay safe,
- From all the staff at The Book Centre, Waterford.

Quishs SuperValu opening elderly

Our new opening hours will be 8am-8pm 7 days a week for the foreseeable future.

We will take phone in orders from 8am for home deliveries for elderly people but with the following guidelines in place.

Tramore area only, no large quantities of product, please keep orders to a minimum of essential items, no large volume of alcohol. Please have your list ready when phoning and dont delay on the phone. We will get to as many people as we can as quickly as we can but depending on demand we may have to hold orders into the following days.

We will also accommodate those working in front line medical services who may need this service. 

If this service is abused by those who dont really need it we will not deliver and orders will be cancelled.

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Every Event Best Small Event Management Company

In uncertain times reliable and cost-effective service providers are an asset to every business. Award winning EveryEvent is a small Waterford company that adds-value to our clients activities nationwide. We are agile and flexible. We have a skilled and adaptable team. In the current Coronavirus emergency Every Event is diversifying to ensure existing and new clients can continue to deliver and receive goods 24/7.

Every Event can offer:

  • Skilled, adaptable staff to fill in at short notice.
  • Large goods transportation in our own insured van fleet.
  • Fully insured, crew all holding safe passes and experienced working in a variety of environments.
  • Crew familiar with working with councils and state bodies such as Waterford City and County Council.
  • Fully tax compliant service.
  • A local and national service delivery award winner.

Additionally, in the current health emergency you will have the satisfaction of knowing that your custom will assist another Irish company to survive.

Contact John Grubb at 086 3403127 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

www.everyevent.ie

AQFS Contact Free Order

To assist customers in the current circumstances we will introduce the option of contact free pick-up of your grocery order from 9am tomorrow [Monday 16th].

You can call our team and we will get your shopping ready, take payment over the phone and pop it in your car boot. No contact necessary with anyone!

 

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