Business Almost As Usual: To Confound Covid-19
James Blake Associates has all team members now working from home, with VPN, Office 365 emails and Microsoft Teams for conferencing purposes (plus skype/ Zoom as our clients require). Work is allocated in the normal way, weekly, onto team member goal sheets, who will work from home unless they have an essential site visit, when they will travel singularly and keep isolated. James Blake Associates care deeply about the welfare of our team members and no-one need leave their homes (save for essentials) if they do not wish to do so.
All of our main development services – Arboriculture, Ecology, Landscape Architecture & Planning, have been organised this way for 2 weeks – teething problems resolved, and we are fully functional and open for business.
James Blake says “ …’Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. The sun might shine, or the clouds might lour: but nothing could appear to me as it had done the day before,’ said Mary Shelley. It’s weird – like being in a movie. I think all our team have some natural immunity to change though, successfully getting through the big office move – after 30 years in Lavenham. It’s both inspiring and reassuring. We have a great team here waiting to help you.”