First Call supporting their workforce through Covid19

May 7, 2020

Categorised in: News

Contract services recruitment company, First Call are taking positive steps to support their workforce through Covid19

As Britain faces new uncertainties in the wake of Covid-19 a recruitment business is taking hugely positive steps to help protect, care for and support its valued temporary and permanent workforce.


Dean Nixon, Commercial Director at First Call Contract Services said of the significant move ‘Our business has always placed candidates first because we’re passionate about people, and now is a time, perhaps more so than any other, when we need to go the extra mile to support and demonstrate how much we care for our workforce.’

Dean continues, 'Our decision to launch a new engagement platform with HIVE360 during these difficult and challenging times was an easy decision for us, by giving our people and their family access to a mobile app that puts immediate GP services, mental health counsellors and expert health advice in the palm of their hand, means we’re helping to support and protect them.   We also wanted to make their lives easier and more fruitful so giving them savings on their everyday shopping and offers to make every penny stretch that much further was a big attraction too.’

An engagement platform that brings everything together



The HIVE360 engage app puts everything together to support better work:life across the four cornerstones of a person’s working life: Their money, their work, their health and their leisure time.

All First Call’s contract, temporary and permanent staff now have full access for themselves and their family to a huge array of support and information that includes;

  • 24/7 NHS approved GP telephone service – invaluable to check out immediate health concerns and receive postal prescriptions, all via the phone
  • A Mental health crisis telephone support line for help when life gets difficult and confidential support from a professional counsellor is needed
  • Access to 100s of offers and discounts on your everyday shopping, gym membership, mobile phone contracts, vital insurance plans and lots of different leisure pursuits
  • Access to an easy to use Workplace Pension portal to track how personal plans are performing
  • Access to a digital payslip portal
  • Companywide communication and vital document storage
  • Plus, a range of essential support for Primary Carers to help make like easier

Dean concludes ‘Our branded App really is a significant platform for us to continue to attract talent by strengthening our commitment to our people, its packed full of useful support and money saving options, and we know our candidates are just going to love it.’


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