Blueprint, part of the Gauselmann Group of UK facing brands, has launched an innovative home schooling programme to help employees and their families during the lockdown.
Sascha Blodau, General Manager at Gauselmann (UK) has warmly welcomed the relaxation of the trading rules announced by the prime minister on Sunday and confirmed that the company is ready to implement its detailed ‘Return To Work’ programme which includes all of the government’s protocols covering the safeguarding of both customers and staff.
What makes you tick?
David Purvis became an early riser after his first job delivering milk in Glasgow necessitated a 4.30am start! Now the Managing Director of Blueprint Operations David expands on his love of betting and horses, in the process revealing a little known former career and how it led to an appearance in the Racing Post!
“An outstanding opportunity both to hear others’ views, and to have to explain and justify your own” is how Simon Thomas, Chairman and Chief Executive of The Hippodrome Casino, described last week’s Euromat Webinar ‘Getting ready for re-opening during Covid-19’ which attracted an extremely healthy 150 participants drawn from 12 countries.
Consumer-facing gaming and amusements operators are drawing on the experience of other retail sectors on the high street as they make adjustments to their businesses in preparation for an eventual return to post-pandemic trading.
What Makes You Tick?
Karen Cooke launched Swan Events 12-years ago with a defined objective of organising exhibitions and events within the leisure industry. Best known for launching and managing the annual Entertainment Attractions & Gaming Expo on behalf of bacta and creating the Autumn Coin-Op Show, the company has also created The Glamping Show, which is now in its sixth year, and stages a number of USA based Global Glamping Summits.
It has been three weeks since I last communicated with you about the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on our business. Sadly, since that time, we have all borne witness to how this insidious virus is impacting our families, our communities and our very way of life. What we are facing is daunting, but I am heartened by the moments of triumph in everyday acts of courage, humanity and kindness. Although these are trying times for us all, I remain optimistic that the UK will thrive once again.