Cork Chamber are monitoring the unfolding situation around COVID-19. Today An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD, announced additional measures to protect citizens which are designed to delay the spread of COVID-19, and we commend Government for this decisive action (linked below).
“Protection of our citizens is paramount and while this move poses certain challenges for all, it is critical that we all play our part in helping to contain the virus and therefore helping to limit the economic impact. Every company has a unique set of dynamics to consider in managing personnel, operations and risk factors and we encourage all businesses to be prudent following Government and HSE guidelines, and to avail of relevant supports made available to businesses and employees.” Conor Healy, CEO Cork Chamber.
The Chamber are planning to deliver certain meetings and events online over the coming weeks and the Chamber team will continue with its work and role in support of our membership base across the city region. We are adapting our work practices and operations to fulfil Government guidelines and we remain available to provide the service to which you are accustomed.
This is a time of heightened uncertainty for citizens and the business community alike. The support of community is central to maintaining Cork’s resilience and we will stay in touch to support one another.
Here are official Government resources Relating to COVID-19 you may find helpful:
Government update March 12th (covering recommendations to employers, closure of schools, advice on mass gatherings and more)
Guide for Business Continuity Planning
Supports for Employees Impacted by COVID-19
Travel Advice: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland
Health Service Executive Advice
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