COVID Update

15th July 2020

COVID-19: BISHA Update 

Dear Members 

Following a board review of the Covid-19 situation and based upon the Government’s ongoing plan to ease social restrictions, the following has been concluded.

Changes to the 2020 season 

We have plans to return to competition on the 22nd of August. This will be a tournament format and will complete the season in the available time. The specific format details will be shared via your stakeholder committee member. 

We will follow government and Sport England guidance on ‘Returning to Play’ and have provided frameworks and guidance for your clubs via your stakeholder members. We have also released our venue protocols to ensure required social restrictions are preserved. Please contact your stakeholder committee member for referenced guidance and documentation. 

BISHA are committed to bringing hockey back to you as soon as possible in a safe environment for members. 

IISHF Competitions 

Please refer to the most recent IISHF communication released 28th June and available online;

https://www.iishf.com/frames.php 

BISHA’s continued activity during restrictions Since the last quarterly report we have cleared the club’s arears from last season, updated the new directors of BISHA on company’s house, developed a recruitment policy and opened vacancies in two pivotal roles, there is the ongoing involvement with the IISHF livestreaming project and the development of an exciting marketing strategy which outlines a step change in the organisation a supports the vision for our sport. 

To get involved and help shape the future then please refer to the opportunities shared with your club’s stakeholder via email or go to our website and social media platforms, you can also reach out directly if you would like join the new team! Kind regards 

The BISHA Board 

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