The COVID-19 virus is impacting our society in ways not seen for generations. Our first priority is everyone’s health and safety, so we hope you and your loved ones are coping well. We also understand that recent market volatility causes concern.
In responding to these fast-changing risks, EL&C Baillieu has proactively implemented measures to protect the health of our staff, clients and the wider community. Most staff are now working from home. We have cancelled meetings at all of our offices. They will be conducted by telephone, virtual connect technology, such as Skype, moved to an external venue, or rescheduled. All non-essential travel has been postponed.
We would like to reassure you we continue to provide advisory and transaction services for all our clients. We understand it is important to be able to talk to your adviser during these challenging times. For example, you may read research and media articles about certain companies. In this rapidly changing environment, it is important that you discuss any potential opportunities with your adviser before acting.
While working remotely from home advisers do not have access to a receptionist or their colleagues to take overflow calls when they are on the phone. We ask for your patience and understanding if your adviser is not able to answer your call immediately and ask that you either leave a voice message or send an email to your adviser and they will return your call.
EL&C Baillieu has been around since 1889, and during that time has witnessed many events that have disrupted markets and we will continue to help you through these challenging times.
We thank you for your ongoing support.