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Don-Bur Coronavirus Covid-19 Updates

Don-Bur Coronavirus Covid-19 Updates

This news page is dedicated to provide regular updates on the status of the Coronavirus Covid-19 and any effects at Don-Bur.

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Our key priority is to safeguard our employees and clients.  All enforced protocols are based on advice from the UK Government and the World Health Organisation and are being reviewed on a regular basis.


24th March 2020 until further notice

As a result of the Coronavirus Corvid-19 outbreak and Government controls, and to ensure the best possible safety of our colleagues and customers, the business has now gone into a state of hibernation, with an expected re-start date of 30th April.  This means that the main manufacturing plant and service depots are now closed and the majority of the workforce is now furloughed.

A support team are still working from home and some staff are available for service support to ensure critical business continuity.

Boothen Old Road Service:

Partial coverage for essential customer servicing and repairs.  Transport for trailer collections is available.

Mobile service vans will operate during normal working hours.

The NTBS 08453 055 428 24 hour response number will operate after hours as normal.

Direct Contact: Ken Ford - 07817 002 686

Clarence Road Service:

Direct Contact: Jason Slack - 07870 994 647

Sapphire Curtains & Graphics:

Some work will continue in a limited capacity.

Direct Contact: Mark Wayman - 07717 802 216

Parts Department:

A skeleton staff will attend work each morning for a couple of hours to ensure (where possible) parts are sent out to essential use customers if required.

Direct Contact: Ian Eastwood - ian.eastwood@donbur.co.uk / 07818 447 625

After Sales:

The after sales manager is working from home to ensure critical after sales support provided by a limited number of engineers.

Our mobile engineers must maintain a minimum 2m social distance.  They will not put themselves in a position of risk and they reserve the right to withdraw if deemed necessary.

Direct Contact: Neil Smith - 07917 574 656

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Commercial Director, David Kirby on +44 (0)7870 976 352.

We thank you for your understanding during this difficult time.

Stay safe.


23rd March 2020

No significant disruption to parts/component supply chain.

5.4% Workforce in precautionary self isolation. No confirmed cases.

No effect on production.


22nd March 2020 - Normal weekend operations


21st March 2020 - Normal weekend operations


20th March 2020

No significant disruption to parts/component supply chain.

5.4% Workforce in precautionary self isolation. No confirmed cases.

No effect on production.


19th March 2020

No significant disruption to parts/component supply chain.

No effect on production.

Commercial Vehicle Show 2020 cancelled.


18th March 2020

No significant disruption to parts/component supply chain.

No effect on production.


17th March 2020

Action plan put in place to provide full E-communication facilities.

No significant disruption to parts/component supply chain.

No effect on production.


16th March 2020

Full workforce complement.  No significant disruption to parts/component supply chain.

No effect on production.

 


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