Coronavirus outbreak: IMPACT ON SINGAPORE

Coronavirus: New guide helps firms make contingency plans

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Firms planning contingency measures to stay operational amid the coronavirus outbreak can refer to a new guide published by government agency Enterprise Singapore (ESG) on its website.

Recommendations include appointing a flu manager to monitor developments and educate employees on the need for infection control measures, and discussing potential contingency measures with suppliers, service providers and customers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 07, 2020, with the headline Coronavirus: New guide helps firms make contingency plans. Subscribe