Scottish Rugby would like to recognise the work of our Partners during this time and highlight the work they’ve being doing during COVID-19 outbreak to support key and front-line workers and those most in need over the past weeks.
With more of us spending time away from family, friends and work, using digital technology to say connected has never been more important. BT are doing all they can to keep customers to connected to the things that matter most and keep people safe.
BT have joined up with ITV and created Top Tips on Tech - a series of videos and guides to help you, your family and friends learn about different technologies and how to get the most out of them. View the top tips at bt.com/tech-tips.
Scottish Rugby Principle Partner, Macron, have turned their expertise to the production and distribution of protective wear for medical workers. Click here to read their full update.
Diageo, owners of GUINNESS and Johnnie Walker, provided a generous donation to overcome shortages of sanitiser as required by frontline health workers. With the donation of enough alcohol to produce more than eight million bottles of hand sanitiser..
Diageo also announced a suite of measures to support the British drinks industry through supporting Bartenders, offering training and online learning and supporting smaller retailers, pubs and bars, Read more.
Royal Bank of Scotland are doubling donations you make to #NETCoronavirusAppeal to raise £10m for charities hard at work in our communities. Show your support by posting a picture of yourself with the words ‘Together we’ll make a difference’ and tag #RoyalBankDonationDoubler. To donate visit - https://personal.rbs.co.uk/net?extcam=SCM_FB_ORG.
SP Energy Networks has been keeping the lights on for 3.5 million customers across the country.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, their essential and critical work to maintain and manage their resilient electricity network to keep the power flowing will continue. Their operational engineers will still be visible out and about across the country; however, please be assured this is because the work being carried out is absolutely essential, and additional safety and social distancing measures are in place.
For those who might need a little extra help during this time, you can sign up to SP Energy Networks Priority Services Register. Customers can sign up here or alternatively, text PSR to 61999.
Specsavers, our Official Optician and Audiologist Partner, are keeping stores open for urgent and essential care to help key workers and their local communities. If you need urgent or essential care, find your nearest store at specsavers.co.uk and give them a call.
Official Soft Drink Partner of Scottish Rugby, AG BARR has donated 250,000 bottles of Strathmore Water to the NHS Louisa Jordan, the temporary critical care hospital built at the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) in Glasgow. In addition, their large IRN-BRU trailer will stay for as long as the extra storage space is needed
Scottish Rugby Health care partner, Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, dedicates their hospitals and resources to the NHS to support the fight against Coronavirus. To read more and to see if your treatment is affected, read here.
Preferred Isotonic Sports Drink Partner, iPRO Hydrate are donating products to key workers to recognise their hard work throughout this time and working with their existing partnerships to make the deliveries.