The health authorities in Wuhan, China, were the first to identify the disease in a group of patients with pneumonia of undetermined origin, COVID-19 (for its acronym in English Coronavirus Disease 2019), which is caused by the SARS-CoV virus -two. The rapid spread of the disease caused the World Health Organization to declare it on March 11, 2020 as a pandemic, based on the presence that the virus already has in various countries and the impact it is generating.
Salles, Sainz - Grant Thornton, S.C. is aware and very alert of the situation in the current world. Even when there is no health crisis statement issued by the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Health, or confirmed cases in any of our offices, the Board of Directors, together with the Crisis Situations Management Board, determined to implement measures that help safeguard the safety and health of all its employees and that of their families.
As a Firm our message is consistent, we must remain calm, but also be prepared in these uncertain times, for us the well-being of our people is a priority, so from March 18, 2020 all collaborators nationwide must continue with their work from home. This without affecting our professionalism and under an approach of effective communication both internally and externally.
Salles, Sainz - Grant Thornton, S.C has an Action Plan that is constantly updated according to the circumstances and which is focused on four areas: our people, our clients, resources and planning, and continuity of operations.
Things are changing at such a rate that it is difficult to know what challenges we will face from one day to another, this is also beginning to pose great challenges, such as technological ones and it tests the reaction capacity that we have in our Firm, but it also gives us the opportunity to reinforce our values and help each other, seeking to be stronger.
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