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COVID-19 Guidance

COVID-19 Guidance

By Rebecca Wishart

8th Jun 2020

KEY DOCUMENTS Guidance Note: Short-term changes in the creation and application of safe work packs and briefing arrangements - COVID-19 contingency plan (guidance for Regions on NR/L2/OHS/019) - NR/L2/MTC/CP008 - NR/GN/OHS/00155 - Mask Cross Industry Principals - Mask Information Sheet - Frequency ...read more


A.D.V.I.C.E – Topic 4 – Alcohol (COVID-19)

A.D.V.I.C.E – Topic 4 – Alcohol (COVID-19)

By Rebecca Wishart

3rd Jun 2020

As we all are aware, the UK and the rest of the world are currently in a period of our history which is unprecedented. We have not seen restrictions like this since WW2. On 24 March 2020, the Prime Minister introduced social distancing guidelines and announced that most businesses will close. This ...read more


A.D.V.I.C.E - Topic 3: Mental Health (COVID -19)

A.D.V.I.C.E - Topic 3: Mental Health (COVID -19)

By Rebecca Wishart

3rd Jun 2020

It is perfectly natural during the coronavirus outbreak for us to feel worried or anxious. Data shows that over 4 in 5 adults are worried about the effect that coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on their life right now, with more than half saying it has affected their wellbeing and nearly half ...read more


A.D.V.I.C.E - Topic 2: Gambling

By Dan Spicer

TSA News

26th May 2020

Gambling is a popular leisure activity that is enjoyed by many. There are lots of ways to gamble including playing the lottery, bingo, betting on sports, casino games or playing machines. 45% of people aged 16 and over will have taken part in some form of gambling activity during the last four ...read more


A.D.V.I.C.E - Topic 1: Help with Debt

By Dan Spicer

TSA News

26th May 2020

People in the UK continue to struggle with debt. The Money Advice Service estimate that 8.3 million people are over-indebted, i.e. they find keeping up with bills and/or credit commitments a heavy burden or have fallen behind on, or missed, any payments for bills and/or credit commitments in any ...read more


Support available for rail colleagues

Support available for rail colleagues

By Rebecca Wishart

5th May 2020

There is fantastic support available for rail colleagues during this time. Please see below. Samaritans T: 116 123 W: Samaritans website Railway Benefit Fund T: 0345 241 2885 W: RBF website Railway Mission T: 07793 246528 W: Railway Mission website CIRAS T: 0800 4 101 101 W: CIRAS website ...read more


Financial advice during Coronavirus

Financial advice during Coronavirus

By Rebecca Wishart

5th May 2020

Mortgage payments On 17 March, banks agreed with the Chancellor that they will offer those struggling a three-month ‘holiday’, allowing customers a temporary break from having to make mortgage payments during this time. You will still be charged interest for the time you're not making ...read more


Looking after your Mental Health during Covid-19

Looking after your Mental Health during Covid-19

By Rebecca Wishart

14th Apr 2020

The following guidance was taken from Every Mind Matters, click here to access directly. 10 TIPS TO HELP IF YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT CORONAVIRUS The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means that life is changing for all of us for a while. It may cause you to feel anxious, stressed, worried, sad, bored, ...read more


Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do

Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do

By Rebecca Wishart

14th Apr 2020

The following guidance was taken from GOV.co.uk, click here to access directly. 1. When am I allowed to leave the house? You should only leave the house for very limited purposes: shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible one form of ...read more


MAP Fundraiser with Paul Clyndes

MAP Fundraiser with Paul Clyndes

By Francois Lombard

TSA News

29th Jan 2020

PAUL CLYNDES, the RMT’s Health and Safety Officer writes: I’m fortunate to have been selected to take part in a 240 km fundraising cycle ride through Palestine in April 2020. I am raising funds for the charity Medical Aid for Palestinians. MAP delivers health and medical care to ...read more


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