Published on 13th March 2020


Aidan Gough, InterTradeIreland, Designated Officer, said: “The health and wellbeing of our staff is our number one priority. We have provided guidance and advice on sanitisation, remote working and continuity planning. In all circumstances we will be guided by the advice from the relevant public health authorities.  At this point our offices remain open. Continuity plans are in place to ensure we continue to deliver our supports in a way which safeguards our staff and stakeholders. Covid-19 will have a disruptive impact on many of the businesses we support. We’re encouraging firms to consider three initial steps – protect your employees and follow all the relevant guidance from health authorities; test for stress by making a contingency plan and ensuring liquidity; and maintain an open dialogue with staff, customers and suppliers.”

Firms should familiarise themselves with the following sources to keep abreast of a quickly changing situation:

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