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Weekly Update 15/05/2020 https://quickclicksecurity.com/news/Weekly+Update+15+05+2020/NjNfbmV3cw https://quickclicksecurity.com/news-images/1200/1589574630-44749.jpg Happy Friday everyone! We hope you’re able to make the most of the sunny weather we’re getting today. Here are some covid-19 and security updates we thought to shine some light on this week. Congestion charge increase From Monday, t

Weekly Update 15/05/2020

May 15, 2020

Happy Friday everyone! We hope you’re able to make the most of the sunny weather we’re getting today. Here are some covid-19 and security updates we thought to shine some light on this week.

Congestion charge increase

From Monday, the congestion charge for driving into central London will be reinstated following a deal made with TFL and emergency funding provided for bus and tube services. From 22 June, the price of the congestion charge is set to increase from £11.50 to £15.

Care homes to be tested in June

Health secretary Matt Hancock has announced the all residents and employees in care homes in England will be required to be tested by June. This has been in response to the number of cases and death rates which are being found within care home settings.

R rate gone up

The ‘R’ number (Infection rate) in the UK has been reported to now be in between 0.7 and 1.0. For a prevention of virus spread, the rate needs to be kept below 1.0.

Securitas and Covid-19

Securitas, the multi-national security contractor is facing uncertainty amidst of the coronavirus pandemic. 370,000 employees worldwide are currently on a temporary unemployment schemes, the company has also seen a decline in other areas of work in Europe which includes events and security installations.

These are just some of the main updates, as always please make sure you are still practicing social distancing whilst out and about and enjoy the hot weather we are set to have this weekend!

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