Conducting ‘business as usual’ during COVID-19


With the increasing spread of COVID-19, many businesses will be alive to statements such as that released by Stormont that we simply cannot operate ‘business as usual’ in this unprecedented time.

Whilst it is inevitable that most businesses will face disruption in some form, be that as a result of limited face-to-face interactions or employees and management being required to work from home due to care arrangements or self-isolation, it is clear that now more than ever in this continuously changing commercial landscape businesses need to continue to enter into agreements and make decisions.

We take a look below at some of the ways in which your business can react to the restrictions which have been put in place to ensure minimal disruption.


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