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Can't say this is suprising, public safety is obviously more important than our little wargames. Hope this helps the situation. I wonder if they'll go ahead with the previews this and next weekend seeing as the community team is working from home. I'm sure we'll get a statement if not.
   
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Bit of a bummer, as I'm already awaiting a load of preorders that have been delayed by a week due to the store employee keeping the store shut for most of last week, so it was supposed to arrive tomorrow.

Will be interesting to see when or if I can get my stuff instead.

Also preordered a lot of stuff for upcoming Saturday, with express shipping to my home, will be interesting to see how they'll handle that as well.

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Jackal90 wrote:
Placed an order yesterday so I’d assume that will either be cancelled and refunded or put on hold.
Was hoping to get a few last minute models before everything shuts but after seeing the news last night, thought I may have been too late.

Either way, it’s fair enough with me.
I’m happy with a refund or a wait, not really much they can do in this situation.


I placed my order yesterday well before the 1pm cut off for same day dispatch, and I had a dispatch email at 6am (presumably late arriving in my inbox).
So there's a good chance yours will make it out before the lock if the order was placed before cut-off

Of course none of this is important given the global situation, but it's nice to have some supplies to keep me ticking for the next several weeks.

Good to see GW not holding back and ceasing operations too- keep everyone there safe!

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Right behind you.


I think the best thing to come out of this is a visual representation of "the pile of shame".
   
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 Overread wrote:
Wayland Games and Firestorm games are still open but only trading online. Of course their game stocks will run dry pretty fast now that GW is no longer able to provide any more supply. That said the 3rd party stores might last a little longer when stock comes through the distributors. So it might last a bit longer than we think before stocks are fully dry.

That said they will likely run dry on most things - just remember try not to feed the scalpers on ebay who will overcharge for products during this time of shortage. It's exceptionally unlikely that GW will close doors over this event (I mean heck the worst could happen still) so what you can't get today will be there for tomorrow. Just use the time to beat the backlog!


Distributors?
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45490/diamond-halting-distribution-new-product-alliance-shutting-down-completely

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 Elevenses wrote:
Jackal90 wrote:
Placed an order yesterday so I’d assume that will either be cancelled and refunded or put on hold.
Was hoping to get a few last minute models before everything shuts but after seeing the news last night, thought I may have been too late.

Either way, it’s fair enough with me.
I’m happy with a refund or a wait, not really much they can do in this situation.


I placed my order yesterday well before the 1pm cut off for same day dispatch, and I had a dispatch email at 6am (presumably late arriving in my inbox).
So there's a good chance yours will make it out before the lock if the order was placed before cut-off

Of course none of this is important given the global situation, but it's nice to have some supplies to keep me ticking for the next several weeks.

Good to see GW not holding back and ceasing operations too- keep everyone there safe!




Placed the order around 6pm so I doubt it, but hey ho.
Got all the respect in the world for them closing, really can’t fault them for doing so.
I’ll live without a few more models.

Just means I’ll have to actually finish a project for once lol.
   
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Just panic bought a pot of paint on ebay for $6.00. Apologies for being part of the problem. Not much more than buying from GW direct.
   
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 Mr Morden wrote:
Can't see anyting about WD subscriptions?


WD subs for this month already got posted , it’s not shipped by GW anyway (subscriptions anyway).
   
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CaptainStabby wrote:
If Tyberos falls and needs to catch himself it's because the ground needed killing.

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BTW, I can't wait to run Double-D-thirsters! Man, just thinking about it gets me Khorney.

 vipoid wrote:
Indeed - what sort of bastard would want to use their codex?

 MarsNZ wrote:
ITT: SoB players upset that they're receiving the same condescending treatment that they've doled out in every CSM thread ever.
 
   
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I mean, i'm just surprised it didn't happen sooner, and i'm glad that it did. it's the best thing to do right now.

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What I'm more interested in is whether the staff are still being paid or not? Can anyone confirm?

   
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United Kingdom

Cypher226 wrote:
What I'm more interested in is whether the staff are still being paid or not? Can anyone confirm?

AFAIK they are (my local manager said he was, so I assume everyone is).
   
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That's good, props to GW then.

   
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UK

Cypher226 wrote:
That's good, props to GW then.



At the very least they'll be on the 80% rate as promised by the UK government although that might not come through until the end of April.

Better than being laid off.

   
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The UK government's offer to pay 80% of the wage for an employee is based on the company guaranteeing the job being held open until restrictions are lifted, so if GW want's a workforce in 3 weeks (who are we kidding, it will be longer) they need to take that offer up.

Anyway a main UK online retailer has confirmed GW shut down shipping yesterday afternoon. So no UK retailer is getting Prophecy of the Wolf or PA6.
   
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 TwilightSparkles wrote:
The UK government's offer to pay 80% of the wage for an employee is based on the company guaranteeing the job being held open until restrictions are lifted, so if GW want's a workforce in 3 weeks (who are we kidding, it will be longer) they need to take that offer up.

Is the employer obliged to pay the other 20%? If not, there's no reason not to take up the offer.
   
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 Binabik15 wrote:
Whew, no Repentias for me then. I ordered a few smaller bits and bobs from Wayland last week and it shipped on the same day, I hope it's with our domestic postal system already. Still, no new conversion projects that stop me from putting the finishing touches on older stuff - I don't *want* to fill those gaps and sand those sculpted parts though, it's so boring.

I hope all GW peeps stay safe and healthy. They can always make stuff available for order after the big lockdown.


I always said plastic SoB wouldn't come till the end of the world.

 
   
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United Kingdom

JWBS wrote:
 TwilightSparkles wrote:
The UK government's offer to pay 80% of the wage for an employee is based on the company guaranteeing the job being held open until restrictions are lifted, so if GW want's a workforce in 3 weeks (who are we kidding, it will be longer) they need to take that offer up.

Is the employer obliged to pay the other 20%? If not, there's no reason not to take up the offer.


The current reading of it is they need to declare the person unemployed for them to get the 80% (so they're not allowed to do any work for that employer), but agree to offer them their job back when things get better.
   
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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
 Binabik15 wrote:
Whew, no Repentias for me then. I ordered a few smaller bits and bobs from Wayland last week and it shipped on the same day, I hope it's with our domestic postal system already. Still, no new conversion projects that stop me from putting the finishing touches on older stuff - I don't *want* to fill those gaps and sand those sculpted parts though, it's so boring.

I hope all GW peeps stay safe and healthy. They can always make stuff available for order after the big lockdown.


I always said plastic SoB wouldn't come till the end of the world.




Funny but too soon??

   
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Gadzilla666 wrote:
Can't say this is suprising, public safety is obviously more important than our little wargames. Hope this helps the situation. I wonder if they'll go ahead with the previews this and next weekend seeing as the community team is working from home. I'm sure we'll get a statement if not.


We're living history now, friends. Stay safe out there.

   
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UK

beast_gts wrote:
JWBS wrote:
 TwilightSparkles wrote:
The UK government's offer to pay 80% of the wage for an employee is based on the company guaranteeing the job being held open until restrictions are lifted, so if GW want's a workforce in 3 weeks (who are we kidding, it will be longer) they need to take that offer up.

Is the employer obliged to pay the other 20%? If not, there's no reason not to take up the offer.


The current reading of it is they need to declare the person unemployed for them to get the 80% (so they're not allowed to do any work for that employer), but agree to offer them their job back when things get better.


Not how our HR department see it having discussed it with a number of staff today - the employee stays employed in all respects including pension contributions etc. Luckily our compnay is paying the extra 20% but that not an obligation.


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"Unimaginably ancient xenos artefact somewhere on the planet, hive fleet poised above our heads, hidden 'stealer broods making an early start....and now a bloody Chaos cult crawling out of the woodwork just in case we were bored. Welcome to my world, Ciaphas."
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"I will admit that some Primachs like Russ or Horus could have a chance against an unarmed 12 year old novice but, a full Battle Sister??!! One to one? In close combat? Perhaps three Primarchs fighting together... but just one Primarch?" da001

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 Mr Morden wrote:
beast_gts wrote:
JWBS wrote:
 TwilightSparkles wrote:
The UK government's offer to pay 80% of the wage for an employee is based on the company guaranteeing the job being held open until restrictions are lifted, so if GW want's a workforce in 3 weeks (who are we kidding, it will be longer) they need to take that offer up.

Is the employer obliged to pay the other 20%? If not, there's no reason not to take up the offer.


The current reading of it is they need to declare the person unemployed for them to get the 80% (so they're not allowed to do any work for that employer), but agree to offer them their job back when things get better.


Not how our HR department see it having discussed it with a number of staff today - the employee stays employed in all respects including pension contributions etc. Luckily our compnay is paying the extra 20% but that not an obligation.




To further add to your statement, according to ACAS, people are still technically employed by the company.
The gov just pay 80% of their money and it’s down to the company if they want to pay the rest.
The gov is also pushing for a ban on companies getting rid of staff entirely too unless the company plans on closing entirely.
So they can’t let a few staff go, it’s all or none.
   
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Last call for orders at GoblinGaming too according to email received tonight;

We have decided to close our distribution and warehouse this Friday.


Until then, all orders placed for IN STOCK ITEMS will be processed and shipped to you over the next few days.

We appreciate some customers may have backorder or in fact preorders with us. We would ask if possible for you to keep your order with us until we reopen, if you need to request a refund please email support@goblingaming.co.uk as we will have a skeleton team working remotely to do customer service.
   
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Jackal90 wrote:
 Mr Morden wrote:
beast_gts wrote:
JWBS wrote:
 TwilightSparkles wrote:
The UK government's offer to pay 80% of the wage for an employee is based on the company guaranteeing the job being held open until restrictions are lifted, so if GW want's a workforce in 3 weeks (who are we kidding, it will be longer) they need to take that offer up.

Is the employer obliged to pay the other 20%? If not, there's no reason not to take up the offer.


The current reading of it is they need to declare the person unemployed for them to get the 80% (so they're not allowed to do any work for that employer), but agree to offer them their job back when things get better.


Not how our HR department see it having discussed it with a number of staff today - the employee stays employed in all respects including pension contributions etc. Luckily our compnay is paying the extra 20% but that not an obligation.




To further add to your statement, according to ACAS, people are still technically employed by the company.
The gov just pay 80% of their money and it’s down to the company if they want to pay the rest.
The gov is also pushing for a ban on companies getting rid of staff entirely too unless the company plans on closing entirely.
So they can’t let a few staff go, it’s all or none.


Yeah, having done a bit more reading tonight it does seem our HR have got the wrong end of the stick...
   
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UK

beast_gts wrote:
Jackal90 wrote:
 Mr Morden wrote:
beast_gts wrote:
JWBS wrote:
 TwilightSparkles wrote:
The UK government's offer to pay 80% of the wage for an employee is based on the company guaranteeing the job being held open until restrictions are lifted, so if GW want's a workforce in 3 weeks (who are we kidding, it will be longer) they need to take that offer up.

Is the employer obliged to pay the other 20%? If not, there's no reason not to take up the offer.


The current reading of it is they need to declare the person unemployed for them to get the 80% (so they're not allowed to do any work for that employer), but agree to offer them their job back when things get better.


Not how our HR department see it having discussed it with a number of staff today - the employee stays employed in all respects including pension contributions etc. Luckily our compnay is paying the extra 20% but that not an obligation.




To further add to your statement, according to ACAS, people are still technically employed by the company.
The gov just pay 80% of their money and it’s down to the company if they want to pay the rest.
The gov is also pushing for a ban on companies getting rid of staff entirely too unless the company plans on closing entirely.
So they can’t let a few staff go, it’s all or none.


Yeah, having done a bit more reading tonight it does seem our HR have got the wrong end of the stick...

Thats not good !

I AM A MARINE PLAYER

"Unimaginably ancient xenos artefact somewhere on the planet, hive fleet poised above our heads, hidden 'stealer broods making an early start....and now a bloody Chaos cult crawling out of the woodwork just in case we were bored. Welcome to my world, Ciaphas."
Inquisitor Amberley Vail, Ordo Xenos

"I will admit that some Primachs like Russ or Horus could have a chance against an unarmed 12 year old novice but, a full Battle Sister??!! One to one? In close combat? Perhaps three Primarchs fighting together... but just one Primarch?" da001

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 Mr Morden wrote:
Thats not good !

HR Manager is self isolating and the deputy isn't as good - interesting times!
   
 
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