EUEW Member Initiatives
UK: Electrical Distributors' Association (EDA) trains and develops during lockdown
EDA / Whilst being furloughed and on lockdown one of our senior sales staff Carl Haycock has kept himself busy by doing some fantastic training modules from the Electrical Distributors' Association (EDA).
France: COVID-19 guide to good health safety practices
FDME / The guide to good health safety practices for the continuity of activity of the agencies of the distributors of the second work and industry building developed by the FDME, FNAS, FFQ, FND has just been validated by the Directorate General of Labour.
EU: Joint statement EuroCommerce/UNI-Europa
UNI-Europa / The EU Social Partners in the retail and wholesale sector are working together to ensure the continued safety of its workforce who are interacting daily with European consumers, while working to avoid the present COVID-19 pandemic putting at risk the 29 million jobs in the sector in Europe.
Austria: Chamber of Commerce as a contact point for companies
WKO offers a comprehensive Coronavirus Info Service on its website together with Chamber of Commerce as the main resource.
Belgium: Fedibel promotes the Task Force Flanders Completely Digital
Fedibel / Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the government took very drastic measures to combat the spread of the virus, so drastically that we switch as much as possible to digital solutions to make the world go further.
Denmark: VELTEK cancels anniversary and holds digital general meetings
VELTEK / In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, VELTEK's Board of Directors has decided to cancel the planned Anniversary and to conduct the general meetings digitally on June 19 as an alternative to physical attendance.
Italy: FME and ANGAISA write to the government
FME, together with
ANGAISA, writes to the government to underline what are the priorities of the building and furnishing supply chains, as well as what are the proposals that the organizations intend to bring to the competent offices.
Netherlands: FEDET to organize a webinar on 30 April on the Coronavirus crisis
FEDET / In this webinar, we update companies on the consequences of the Coronavirus crisis based on the information we have collected so far. We will discuss working on site and how clients deal with this. We also answer questions and point out tools that can mitigate impact.
Norway: EFO’s dedicated Coronavirus coverage on website
EFO / As all member companies and EFO experience a different time and everyday life, it is important for us to keep you updated on what is happening.
Portugal: Circulation of Workers due to COVID-19
AGEFE issues a declaration to the Ministry of Internal Affairs on Circulation of Workers due to COVID-19. AGEFE considers it is useful to make a general clarification on the matter, especially since the statements made tonight by the Minister of Internal Affairs seem to be clear that the actions to monitor the movement of citizens during the state emergency will be intensified.
Spain: ADIME provides daily information about COVID-19 and its impact
ADIME provides a comprehensive daily update and a vast resource of government measures and support initiatives on its website.
UK: EDA publishes COVID-19 Business Bulletin
EDA has created a dedicated COVID-19 Hub where you will find summart information and resources.
Sonepar heroes: Operating in a pandemic through the eyes of a Sacchi Logistics Associate
Sonepar / Arnold Calderon at the Sacchi Logistics Center is truly one of the Sonepar heroes of our time and is playing an essential part of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trading safely: EDA publishes new guidance document for electrical wholesale branches
EDA / ‘COVID-19 & Social Distancing: Practical Guidance for Electrical Wholesale Branches’ covers every aspect of a typical branch structure giving ideas and advice on how to adapt processes whilst continuing to trade safely during the pandemic.