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Waitrose introduce new 5 point plan to combat Coronavirus

March 24, 2020

As of today (Tuesday 24th March) Waitrose is introducing a 5 point action plan to keep you and their Partners safe as you continue to shop with us. These include:


– Limiting customer numbers: reduced number of people allowed in shops at any one time, plus new signage to help keep customers two metres apart.


– Dedicated marshals in the busiest shops: squads will manage queues at shop entrances before and during opening as well as prioritise NHS staff.


– New cleanliness measures and introduction of checkout screens: to protect customers and Partners from passing on infection.


– All Partners to be offered special protective visors: creating a protective guard between you and them.


– Cashless and contactless payment encouraged: to prevent unnecessary contact. Partners will help customers use the Quick Check self-service app. They’re also working to increase the ensure Contactless payment limit to £45.



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