Capita Employees at several call centres run by the outsourcing firm got in touch with the Guardian to raise concerns that the company was not taking their safety seriously. One member of staff at a call centre in Runcorn operated by Capita said people were still taking calls for the mobile operator O2 involving retention of customers threatening to quit, complaining of a “filthy” building, dirty toilets and empty hand sanitiser stations. They said they were concerned about catching the virus and giving it to family members with underlying health conditions and were too scared to speak out, as they could be fired. … [Read more...] about Which companies are coming through during the coronavirus crisis?
'The measures that we put in place last night are so significant that they cannot be kept in place for too long. You cannot ask people to sustain this for a very long period. That's why we are really asking people to double down now for the next two weeks, it's going to be tough.' … [Read more...] about Another 14 patients die from coronavirus in Ireland taking official death toll to 36 with 2,415 confirmed cases a day after nation went into two-week lockdown