12th March 2020

In light of recent developments reported on the spread of COVID-19, on 11th March 2020 our Management Board initiated the firm’s Business Continuity Protocols.

These protocols are a series of active measures aimed at maintaining continuity on service delivery to our clients while ensuring the health and safety of our staff are safeguarded. These protocols are being continuously updated with guidance from the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Health Service Authority (HSE) and the Department of Foreign Affairs.

What measures are we taking?

  1. The firm will operate both Dublin and Cork offices with minimum staffing in order to reduce the number of people in the office.
  2. We have started rolling out our Remote Working from Home procedures. By 13th March 2020, the majority of our employees will be carrying out their work from home locations. Employees are completely contactable and available for business using their existing contact details (email, phone numbers etc). We expect to be able to continue to support our clients’ needs with a minimal level of disruption.
  3. All Partners and Heads of Departments have nominated deputies and senior members of their respective Departments.
  4. All non-essential business travel has been paused.
  5. We are transitioning to virtual meetings.

This is an unprecedented and evolving situation and we are closely monitoring events as they unfold.  We will keep you informed of any future changes should they arise.  This includes any Government guidelines which might have a potential impact on compliance deadlines and incentives announced.

While the health and safety of our staff members remain our top priority, please rest assured that we are implementing all feasible measures to continue to provide the same high level of service at this time.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me on +353 1 6790 800 / +353 21 4272 900 or email james.oconnor@crowleysdfk.ie

In the meantime, please stay safe and look after yourselves and your families.

James O’Connor
Managing Partner