COVID-19 - Update 20/03/2020

Customers and employees

The spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing challenges for all. While the current situation is unprecedented in its scale, we are confident that our experience, processes, infrastructure, services and people will ensure we are resilient and able to support and prioritise our customer needs.

Our immediate priority is our staff, their well-being and that of their families, and to ensure they are able to continue serving our valued customers. Stor-a-File are actively monitoring our staff sickness, following the latest government/PHE guidance and can confirm we are currently fully functional across our sites and services.

Our offices in Leicester, Nottingham, Corby, Dagenham, Halifax, Birmingham, St. Helens and Camberley, we have put into place intensive hygiene and cleaning practices in line with Government and WHO advice and will maintain this for as long as is needed.

We value and encourage face to face contact with our customers and partners, however with non-essential travel suspended, we are encouraging meetings using digital channels; phone, video or email where possible.

Business Continuity Plans

To ensure Business Continuity, we have invested significantly into our IT infrastructure, enabling us to maintain and support the high performance and reliability of all our internal and customer facing services. Stor-a-File Ltd holds Cyber Essential Plus, ISO9001 and ISO27001 accreditation – ensuring we have tightly audited processes and controls in place across the business.

Our Business Continuity Plans includes: -

  • Moving our admin operations to home-based working where possible.
  • Our multi-site setup allows for quick redistribution of trained staff when required.
  • Our team are cross-trained which means we can be flexible across our document services.
  • On request, we can scan records instead of physically delivering them. 

Visitors and contractors

  • All visits to our sites are encouraged via digital channels; phone, video or email.
  • All business essential visitors and contractors with any known symptoms of COVID-19 are denied access to site.

Going Forward

We are keeping a close eye on the advice given by our government and will adjust our plans accordingly, while keeping our customers updated whenever it’s required. I can assure you that Stor-a-File is totally committed to investing into the support of its staff, customers, product and services throughout these challenging times. If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Gavin Prior – Operations Director, Stor-a-File