Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 put a call out at the end of April to ask which of our members were still ‘open for business’ during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The quick responses were great to read! It demonstrates our resilience, determination and adaptability, even in difficult times.
We are really keen to support our local businesses during this challenging period and we thought that by putting together a comprehensive list then you would be able to take a quick look and shop local wherever you can.
Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 are really proud of the way our members work together to support each other and the wider community, we feel that this is an opportune time to increase that support and help each other weather the storm.
If you would like your business featured in our next ‘Open for Business’ post, please get in touch with us.Acorn Signs are open and ready to undertake any emergency signage and to fulfil any order that may be required.
Please call 01623 414 004
signsfromacorn.comArromax Structures remain fully open and operational.
We are classed as key workers in construction, and we are currently working on two hospitals, Leicester and Norwich.Asbestos Compliance Solutions are currently only carrying out emergency and statutory work for clients. Although we’re always available via phone or email if needed. If a client required us to, we could increase our current operations by returning some staff from furlough. If we can help, please call 01623 473214Ashfield Citizens Advice are open for advice and support via webchat, email and telephone.
To talk to an assessor please call us 07752 099013 Monday to Friday 9.30am to 2pm
Or our National Adviceline 03444 111 444 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Or web chat Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm
You can also email usPaula at Ashfield Effluent has advised us that they are very much ‘Open for Business’ and are busy keeping Severn Trent Water sites safe and working properly, which helps to stop our rivers from flooding and also removing the oddest of items from our sewers thanks to the toilet roll shortage!
If anyone needs any help with drains or sewers, please get in touch.Banner Jones have adapted our services so that we can now deliver legal support over the phone or via video chat.
We’ve been providing support across all areas of law and a few examples include:

  • Employers who need help with the Furlough Job Retention Scheme
  • Businesses who need help with loan applications and Security
  • Businesses who are dealing with contracts disputes
  • Families going through relationship difficulties (including Domestic Abuse)
  • Half Price Wills to all NHS Staff

Get in touch if you need any guidanceBrambles Florists are only open for telephone orders during the Coronavirus restrictions. We’re always here for our valued clients, so go on make someone happy with one of our beautiful Cymbidium Orchid Porto Boxes.  Delivery is free within a five-mile radius of the shop with next day delivery being offered while stocks are available.
Call 01623 656434.Bryan and Armstrong Solicitors are offering clients the opportunity to make a straightforward Will in return for a donation under the campaign #FeedNHS
We are offering innovative no contact Will signings to protect our staff and clients.
Other departments are also open. If you require assistance, please call 01623 624505

Our showroom is closed.
However, we are able to work in empty premises or for emergency purposes.
It also depends on which products we still can get supply of.
01636 654355CCML Live Pay are still here to help. Our systems are fully accessible in a secure manner by all of our staff, even our telephone system operates over our secure wide area network so customers continue to call the same number, speak to the same people and receive the same service.
Most of our 300+ payrolls have given us an increased workload, but we have been fully open for business and are receiving sales enquiries from companies not seeing the same level of service from their suppliers. If you would like to find out how we can help, please get in touch.County Battery Services are still open for business. We were closed to start with and only supplied the hospitals, railways and emergency services, however, following many calls for help we are running a click and collect service and mail order. In order to keep our staff safe, we are only working from our Kirkby in Ashfield Head Office, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm
Elliot Mather LLP remain open for business. Although our offices remain closed to the public, our remote working capability allows us to continue to service a wide range of client circumstances to a high standard, by means of telephone communication and video conferencing.
If you require any legal services, please visit our website, or call 01623 655666.Enchanted Garden are due to open our doors on 4th May 2020 to frontline workers and vulnerable children to start with.
We are following government guidelines and hope that we will be fully operational by mid-June.
If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch either via email or telephone 07971441534Fidler and Pepper Lawyers are definitely open for business but in a less business as usual way!
Our Conveyancing and Private Client department are working on cases as far as they can in-line with Government advice.
We have a campaign running to support the NHS. For every Will we make, we will donate £10 to the NHS. We’re also trying to support clients by working out of usual business hours and are hosting a ‘Phone-In’ legal advice clinic every Tuesday and Thursday between 5-7pm.Hopkins Solicitors remain open for business for all legal work types and have set ourselves up to be able to continue to service this. We’ve tried to put out as much information as we can on our website blogs in relation to issues that individuals and businesses are facing and we are serving clients as best we can via various methods of communication. If you need any legal advice, please take a look at our website.We are open for business; however, we are now working flexibly to support our clients during this time.
We are available to provide advice and support around the governments Job Retention Scheme, HR policy reviews, restructuring and communication to ensure the health and safety of staff in accordance with Social Distancing.
Call 07852 651651 for assistance.
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We are looking to work with businesses who are experiencing a high demand for their services. Not only can we create all your online content we can also liaise with your enquiries as your business, keeping the communication lines open.
Get in touch today.Jackson Design Associates are open for business and continuing to service our valued clients.
JDA is a talented team of Designers and Project Managers. Highly driven, our people offer creativity, professional integrity and a variety of skillsets that enable us to deliver outstanding projects to the construction sector time and time again.
Contact UsMagenta Trends is trading online only. Delivery by FREE contactless home delivery within a 10-mile radius of the store or we can post nationwide.
We are sending pictures out to customers of items NOT online -such as greetings cards and jewellery. We are writing birthday cards and messages before posting them off with the chosen gift.
Check out our online shopMansfield 103.2 are still open for business and still communicating with our M&A listenership 24/7. We have seen a rise in listeners as more and more people turn to their local media suppliers for local content.
If any local business wishes to get their message across with us either now or as we return to some form of normality, then please call usMansfield District Council have been focussing on sustaining critical services for residents and businesses in and around Mansfield. We have been processing grants for business and signposting to key government guidance, working with our partners to check-in on businesses and assessing the impact of Covid on the local economy.
We’re here and we care.
All the latest business and resident advice can be found here Mansfield Garage Doors are open for business albeit on a reduced scale for the next three weeks.
Office & “Door Showroom” are open: Monday – Friday 9am till 5pm & Saturday 9am – 12 noon.
Spare Parts counter is also open.
Site surveys & emergency door & gate repairs can be booked ‘in’.
Call us to discuss your requirements 01623 621999Mansfield Commercial Insurance Broker, Midlands Insurance Services have been open for business every day since lockdown. We have been offering a full support service to our clients via telephone, email and letter.
We are still offering a full broking service for property and liability insurance enquiries and our renewals and mid-term adjustments are all being dealt with as normal. Ask us for more informationChris Riley of MBC Taxis is still operating as normal Monday to Sunday 24/7. The taxi has a screen between the passenger and driver as well as being cleaned regularly.
Chris is also providing a free taxi transport service for anybody self-isolating or elderly and requiring medical or food collections in the local area of Mansfield.
If you need a taxi call 07740 587358The Mansfield and Ashfield News Journal has pledged to remain a source of information locally – both in our monthly print edition and daily on our website and social media sites. We will continue to highlight the good news stories that continue to emerge from our community during the coronavirus crisis. More and more people are turning to their local media for relevant and informative and importantly, trusted  local content.
For print or on-line advertising:
e-mail [email protected] or call 01623 707017
For news stories: e-mail [email protected]
Nicky Silver HR Services helps local businesses with any staff related matters, providing advice and / or hands on support.
At the moment a lot of our time is being spent advising business owners on how to manage their staff through the Furlough process as well as updating Employment Contracts / Statement of Main Terms due to the changes in employment law that were introduced on 6th April.
Get in touch for all your HR needsNoyantis offer a full range of services, covering all aspects of business software. These include the supply and installation of professional applications, web design, development and hosting, custom designed and written applications that meet specific business needs and our very popular range of Clarion developer templates.
If you want to know how we can help, please contact usOffice Essentials are open for business as usual and are taking orders for delivery.
Contact us for all your office needs.Pinders Opticians branches are closed however our phone lines are still open for anyone who has any general or emergency eye related queries and we are still taking orders for contact lenses, accessories and eyewear too.Pinewood Properties are operating in a slightly different way from business as usual due to the social distancing measures. We can now offer virtual valuations and viewings due to some very quick learning. We are also looking after our tenants with any maintenance enquiries.
Get in touch to find out how we can help with property related queries during this time.Portland College’s Further Education programme and Day Service remains open to learners with key worker parents and are still providing a locked-down residential setting on campus to a group of young people on our Independent Living provision. Call the college on 01623 499111.
Portland Pathways continues to provide free guidance and training to support employment, only over the phone or emails at this. Call Pathways on 01623 499193.Premier Security 247 are very busy looking after businesses both nationally and across the district. Our Security teams have needed to train on how to use new screening equipment for businesses that have remained open, adhering to all the new health and safety requirements in these unprecedented times.
If you need any advice regarding your security requirements, please feel free to give us a call.R.E.A.L. Education sites have remained open to children of key workers and young people classed as vulnerable.
We have also engaged our students in the 3D Crowd’s BigPrint Campaign to provide NHS staff with PPE using our on-site 3D printers.
Find out more about our work here.Roundworks I.T. offer a variety of IT support and services for all business types and sizes with remote and onsite support around the clock.
Please think of us as another member of the team, without the drain and complications of full-time resourcing.
We believe IT shouldn’t be complicated.
Get in touch to find out how we can simplify it.Teachers UK are working hard to support all of our schools and our staff, some of who are key workers in schools. We are working hard to ensure that once students can go back, we are in the best position to support everyone involved.
We are continuing to recruit for now and September starts, anyone looking for work within an education setting should
get in touch with us now.At W.A. Barnes, our Residential, Commercial Sales and Lettings teams are available via telephone.
Please contact us for all your property needs.Xposure have been helping our customers keep in touch with their customers during Lockdown. Moving more of their services online for customers to access. Updating websites to inform customers as well as creating and sending email communication.
If you would like to find out how we can help you with any of our services, please get in touch.

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