Homeworking has been a growing trend for several years, but now, with social distancing a priority against the backdrop of Covid-19, a more flexible working business model is the new norm for many organisations. Written by Sridhar Iyengar of Zoho Europe.
In August, Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF) invited small charities and community groups to apply for up to £2,000 of grant funding to support grassroots responses to the pandemic. The scale of applications received shows that the immediate crisis is far from over, and that communities urgently need more financial support.
1. Charitable and social initiatives: Despite being physically separated, the Freeths Charity and Social Committee has been extremely active; we have kept the Freeths community spirit high through organising a variety of virtual social initiatives such as Zoom quizzes, Microsoft Teams lunches and a firm-wide monthly book club!
1. Creating a viewing experience when we had no ability (or permission, by order of the government) to actually view. We set out creating video tours for all of our instructions and we encourage our clients to opt for our 3D Virtual Tours which we create using Matterport – these provide online users with an interactive online viewing experience, where the customer is in control of the viewing.
Content is king, whether we like it or not. No, that’s not just another marketing cliche; it has proven itself to be the key tool in the marketing mix for some time. So now’s the time to consider how to use it to your advantage as we look towards the rest of 2020 – our ‘new normal’