The UKCMA UK Crowd Management Association has released a formal holding statement concerning COVID-19
Coronavirus

Cross Sector Safety and Security Communications COVID -19

The UK Government has released the following CSSC information below regarding COVID-19.

“The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that as of 9am on 9 March 2020, 24,960 people have been tested in the UK, of which 24,641 were confirmed negative and 319 were confirmed as positive. Three patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died.  DHSC will be publishing updated data on this page on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice.

On Tuesday the Government launched the official COVID-19 Action Plan and the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, made a statement to Parliament.

Make sure you regularly check the Campaign Resource Centre for the latest available materials.

DfE has set up a helpline offering guidance for anyone with education-related questions.

Note that all current coronavirus guidance produced by HM Government for health professionals and non-clinical settings is now in one place.”

The UKCMA have released a holding statement regarding the COVID-19 virus.

The UKCMA have also released the following holding statement regarding the current COVID-19 situation;

“Any nationwide pandemic will have serious consequences for industry, which has led to concern for many businesses. 

The businesses and individuals within the UKCMA‘s membership are part of our association because they are committed to doing business ethically and responsibly.

We recognise that we are all affected, and as an association, the UKCMA will endeavour to support members and their teams in every practicable way possible.

As an industry, within our available resources, we will further endeavour to support the authorities to ensure a proportional response to any issue is managed.

As always, the safety of the millions of people, both living and visiting the UK, who come to events and gatherings across the country will be paramount”.

The UKCMA advise businesses follow COVID-19: guidance for employers and businesses from the Government.

Bec Baker
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Rebecca is the Editor of The Crowd magazine and Director of Dynamize Marketing. Rebecca was one of the youngest Chartered Marketers in the world at the age of just 26 and has a vast understanding of strategic marketing application in the crowd safety and security industries.