Covid-19 is clearly of global
concern and the WML team has been monitoring the situation extremely closely
since the start of the outbreak.
WML takes the health and safety
of its staff and stakeholders extremely seriously and in the face of this
pandemic it is more critical than ever that we all play our part in slowing the
spread of this disease.
Our Business Continuity Plans
have already been activated to ensure that we can minimise business disruption
as far as possible.
As a result, the firm is taking
a number of actions in response to this challenging situation:
- * Advising all staff to
follow public health guidance provided by UK government and WHO.
- * Providing guidance to
staff about risk factors around the disease and stressing the importance
of self-isolating on return from high risk areas or in viewof other
factors such as exhibiting symptoms.
- * Boosting the resilience
of WML’s IT network to cope with the additional demand from large scale
- * Minimising travel
strictly to business-critical operations to reduce potential health risks.
- * Minimising face-to-face
meetings and recommending the use of video/audio conferencing for staff
and client engagements.
- * Enabling staff to move
to remote working as necessary.
- * Boosting office cleaning
- Constantly reviewing the
Business Continuity Plans in light of our evolving experience of the
We’re certain the measures taken
should allow WML to maintain business operations and ensure delivery of ongoing
projects. However, the situation remains fluid and we plan to maintain a high
degree of vigilance so that we can implement responses as necessary over the
coming days, weeks, and months.
We would encourage you, if
you are able, to support the vulnerable in your local communities. Check out
Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK to see if there is a local group already set up. https://covidmutualaid.org/local-groups/
We appreciate your understanding
at this challenging time You will no doubt
be facing similar measures within your own business and if we can help you then
please let us know.
Directors & Staff at WML