News

Covid-19 Update

20 March 2020

Upon the government announcement on 16th March that staff should start working from home where they possibly can, we took decisive action to ensure all our staff transition immediately to working from home.

Over the course of this week we have implemented, tested and refined our transition into home working arrangements that allow us to continue to deliver our services on projects, maintain project programmes and meet our existing deadlines.

Ritchie+Daffin is fully operational. Project support, delivery of information and meetings will continue supported by internet via audio and video conferencing software. The studio’s VoIP telephone system is being answered and calls or messages transferred as necessary.

If we are required to attend site, we will do so following the guidance and advice of the government and health authorities, our priority being the health and wellbeing of our team, collaborators and the community.

We are taking proactive steps to mitigate and manage these risks and ensure business continuity through this period of disruption. New communication and engineering workflows are being used to maintain the quality of supervision and support. We are also taking active steps to support staff where their personal situations require extra support due to illness.

Please be assured that we are assessing this situation continuously, in order to provide the services required and protect public health. We are continuously adapting to the uncertainty the pandemic and as its effects unfold we and are committed to keep you informed and up to date via the News section of our website.