Can it possibly work? Can a closely knit team operate effectively when it’s spread out as individual units? Well, where there is a will, and a lot of planning, there is a way. As we at 2112 have discovered over the last week.
By all pulling together, overcoming minor hitches and frustrations with good humour and persistence, we are now serving our clients as well as we ever have. Or, as well as we ever can without face to face interaction. Technology to the fore, we are successfully serving clients around the UK, Europe, Asia and the US. Delivering campaigns, strategy, design, content and websites. Nothing is a replacement for human interaction and although we are all in separate locations, we are at work, fulfilling our clients’ requests, maintaining our reputation for delivering on time, on budget and with a smiley face.
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Like many in and around the industry, it’s clear, like many other sectors, that the investment industry has its own challenges and hurdles to overcome during the Coronavirus Pandemic. It’s a case of dealing with what’s directly in front of us. And, that’s definitely true from a communications perspective.
According to a recent survey carried out by the Institute of Fundraising, charities expect the Covid-19 pandemic to cause an average decline of 48% in fundraised income. Yet a 43% rise in demand in services is expected as a result of the current social isolation guidelines.