Our International teams have been creating the Insights below to help you navigate through the significant operational and commercial challenges in the countries.
On the 1st May 2020, the government published its Roadmap to Ease Restrictions and Reopen Ireland's Economy and Society. This sets out five different phases intended to apply between 18th May and 10th August 2020, subject to the virus remaining under control between each phase.
In light of the global pandemic COVID-19, governments around the world are offering financial measures to support businesses. This is intended to ease the impact economically on these countries. Our report covers multiple jurisdictions and the measures introduced in their respective countries.
The impact of COVID-19 has been particularly challenging for employers with expatriates working overseas. A number of employers are facing difficulty in repatriating employees who may have been temporarily situated in certain jurisdictions and are now unable to return to their usual location of work.
The European Commission has adopted an emergency measure to enable all EU Member States to create schemes to allow their own various arms of State to make direct grants to individual businesses of up to €800,000 each by way of emergency relief during the current COVID-19 emergency.
As the volume and geographic spread of cases of COVID-19 continues to increase, DWF has been reviewing the actions it needs to take to enable our business to continue operating effectively whilst ensuring we are doing all we can to safeguard the wellbeing of our people, our clients and other stakeholders.