Leaving Lockdown : FCP provides a helping hand

Leaving Lockdown : FCP Guide

Yesterday evening (April 29th) Taoiseach Micheál Martin has confirmed that Covid-19 restrictions will ease from May 10th, allowing Ireland to being leaving lockdown. In his address to the nation, Mr Martin outlined a detailed plan to reopen the country over the coming weeks and months. Ireland is in a “better place” with a “degree of […]

FCP Celebrates Earth Day

Earth Day

Today (April 22) is Earth Day, an international event celebrated around the world to pledge support for environmental protection. The year 2021 marks the 51st anniversary of the annual celebrations. This year’s theme for Earth Day is ‘Restore Our Earth’. Simple Things You Can Do to Help Protect the Earth Reduce, reuse, and recycle. Cut […]

Choice Talks 013 – John Whyte – Hugh Jordan & Co

Choice Talks 013 - John Whyte - Hugh Jordan & Co

We recently had the opportunity of speaking with John Whyte, National Account Manager at Hugh Jordan & Co. John Whyte discussed that some of the challenges Hugh Jordan has faced during COVID19 is managing the dynamics of reduced turnover and keeping staff motivated.  The COVID19 pandemic has caused High Jordan to do business a little […]

Choice Talks 012 – Ger Tierney – Fleming Medical

Choice Talks 012 - Ger Tierney - Fleming Medical

Recently we spoke with Ger Tierney, Healthcare Sales Manager at Fleming Medical. Ger discusses how Fleming Medicals biggest challenges during COIVD-19 was, keeping everyone safe including their own staff. Being an essential service they had to establish early on protocols, so people could work from home. PPE gear was provided to staff and their families. […]

Easing Of Restrictions – Update

Easing Of Restrictions

Although April 5th was marked as the date for easing of restrictions, Government have now changed it to the 12th. The National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) warned that reopening too much, too fast will risk a fourth wave of the virus. It has advised a cautious reopening over the next four to eight weeks, […]

Choice Talks 007 – Ross Quigley – Quigley Meats

We had the pleasure of talking with Ross Quigley from Quigley Meats about the challenges they face throughout the COVID19 Pandemic. He discusses what COVID19 precautions his staff go through on the daily and how customer safety is an important factor to them.

Level 5 Restrictions – How can FCP help

As of midnight, Wednesday October 21st, all of Ireland was placed on Level 5 Restrictions. Ireland has now returned to a state of lockdown that is similar to March 2020. As these new restrictions would be extremely difficult for most establishments, the Tánaiste indicated that the hospitality sector should come back in a few weeks’ […]

COVID 19 PPE: We Are Here to Help

As Ireland’s largest procurement company, First Choice Purchasing have a unique perspective on the current COVID 19 pandemic. Over the past eight weeks we have been suppling our clients on the frontline in the healthcare sector including over seventy percent of Ireland’s nursing homes. We are bringing this expertise and knowledge to the reopening of […]