We hope you find useful information to help you as you formulate your Covid-19 strategy
Some of the resources may have pages and references missing. This is because there hasn't been any time to rewrite content for this website and format specifically. Some of it has been directly lifted from internal resources at Hakim Group and from materials provided by other stakeholders who have kindly contributed. The content should still be meaningful and of value, although may need adapting for individual practices. Any commercially or legally sensitive content has been removed to the best of our knowledge.
The content might have been lifted directly from internal content at the Hakim Group as well as partners who have been willing to contribute and references have been credited to the contributing party.
If you don't find what you are looking for and have a specific question then please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also join in the conversation on the forum kindly setup by Trevor Rowley at Optix.
and Strategy Documents
Life after lock down
It is expected that the substantial downturn in business due to Covid-19 will be felt for a significant period of time in most parts of the economy including opticians, once government restrictions are lifted. Undoubtedly this reduction in demand will be linked our ongoing labour resource requirements.
COVID-19 Optical Industry Insight
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a growing impact on the global economy, with uncertainty over the economic impact across all sectors of the economy against an ever changing situation.
Health and Wellness for our practice colleagues
This period where there is lots of negativity and uncertainty about the future can be overwhelming.
This booklet will be useful for you to adapt for your team colleagues to help them manage their personal lifestyle over the coming weeks
People Strategy: Financial well-being and planning
As the virus impacts businesses, changes in employee income may start to create consequences that require attention. Here’s some useful guidance that can be circulated to your employees.
Resources and Documents
Cashflow Forecast template
Managing cash will be a key challenge over the coming weeks. Leighton’s have kindly provided this Cashflow forecast template for practices to use as part of their financial strategy.
connecting locums and practices
Due to the exceptional circumstances we are currently experiencing, many Locums are looking for work and practices who are staying open are looking for good Locums. To help facilitate this we decided to create this free resource we are calling the Locumhub, to connect Locums and optical practices.