All COVID-19 articles

  • alcohol-inatke-during-lockdonw-badge
    Guidance

    Understanding your alcohol intake during lockdown

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST

    Once established, changes in drinking patterns can lead to ingrained habits which are hard to break. If your drinking has changed since lockdown and you’re concerned, help is available.

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    Guidance

    COVID-19 bereavement, grief and loss

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about managing bereavement, grief and loss in the face of Covid-19.

  • Shop door sign "Welcome Open"
    Guidance

    Exiting the COVID-19 lockdown

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST partnered with the British Retail Consortium

    As the lockdown is slowly lifted, employers will be required to follow a closely managed process to enable them to reopen stores. Ensuring that this can be done while maintaining the health and safety of both employees and customers alike is critical.

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    Guidance

    Dealing with difficult customers

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    We’ll no doubt all have times when we’re required to deal with an unhappy or aggressive customer. Although it can be unsettling, here are some things you can do to reduce the impact on your own wellbeing, and that of your colleagues and other customers.

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    Guidance

    Helping a child through a bereavement

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST

    As a parent or other important adult in their life, you can’t protect a child from the inevitability of loss, but you can help them to feel safe while they process the death of someone close to them.

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    Guidance

    Dealing with a bereavement – understanding types of grief

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    Bereavement can be experienced differently depending on the circumstances. It’s important to understand the types of grief so that we can support ourselves as well as others. 

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    Guidance

    Dealing with a bereavement – the five stages of grief

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST

    The Kübler-Ross five stages of grief model is a helpful way to understand the human response to loss. We don’t enter and leave each individual stage in a linear fashion, but go back and forth as we recover.

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    Guidance

    Dealing with a bereavement – supporting yourself and others

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST

    Losing a loved one can be an overwhelming experience, even if the death was expected. It’s not uncommon to feel like you’re living in a nightmare from which you can’t wake up. Grief is a natural part of life and with the right help, you can move forward.

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    Guidance

    The effects of alcohol on our sleep

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    Most people think that a few drinks can help you nod off after a long day but alcohol has a profound effect on your sleep cycle. Poor sleep is linked to poor mental health, it hinders our ability to recover and affects our mood.

  • Young girl riding a bicycle
    Guidance

    Why is movement beneficial to our cognitive function?

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    DeltaV partners explore the topic of movement and why it is so beneficial to our cognitive function. They also look at its effects on children and how you can bring more movement into your day.

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    Guidance

    Dealing with change during uncertain times

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    Change is inevitable throughout our lives, especially in these unprecedented times. DeltaV Partners explore the psychology of change and how we can become better equipped to cope.

  • Peter Pritchard and Luke Tugby
    Information

    COVID-19 update from Pets at Home

    Group Chief Executive Peter Pritchard explains how Pets at Home are dealing with COVID-19 and what the future holds.

  • Man sat at computer desk
    Guidance

    The importance of setting goals

    Source: DeltaV Partners

    Goal setting is a great way of managing stress and remaining calm, resilient and happy, especially when you are under pressure. Here are a few tips to help you stay on track.

  • Young woman looking pensive
    Guidance

    Dealing with domestic abuse during COVID-19

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST

    Whether you’re experiencing abuse from your partner for the first time, or you’ve been living with abuse for many years, it’s important to know that you’re not alone, and help is available.

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    Guidance

    Helping you and your family stay well through COVID-19

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST

    These are unprecedented times and most, if not all of us, are struggling to adapt to new ways of living and working. We have collated some of our most popular resources to help you and your family protect your wellbeing when everything else seems uncertain. 

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    Guidance

    COVID-19 keeping well

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about managing your wellbeing in the face of COVID-19.

  • resiliance
    Guidance

    COVID-19 resilience

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about building resilience in the face of COVID-19.

  • worries
    Guidance

    COVID-19 managing worries

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about managing worries in the face of COVID-19.

  • staying in touch
    Guidance

    COVID-19 staying connected

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about staying connected; particularly in the face of the current social distancing and isolation measures, aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19.

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    Information

    What to do when someone dies

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST

    Losing someone close to us is arguably one of the most difficult experiences we can go through. Bereavement can be made even more traumatic when we don’t know what practical steps to take, or where to turn to first.