Board Manager's April 2020 blog: Behind closed doors
‘We have never seen or responded to anything like this!’ Comments or words to that effect have been shared with me numerous times in the past 3 weeks by colleagues who work in a whole range of different settings. No one could have predicted the series of events we are all living through.
On the evening of Friday 20th March the Prime Minister requested the closure of pubs, restaurants, gyms, entertainment venues, museums and galleries. Three days later on Monday 23rd March the government directed people to stay at home except for essential purchases, essential work travel (if remote work was not possible), medical needs, one exercise per day (alone or with household members). We all started a period of ‘lockdown’.
At the time of writing this blog, how things have changed! In just 25 days ...