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Ensuring business continuity during challenging times

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Tim Buckley: Greg, a single of the thoughts that we have been having from our customers is what are we carrying out close to small business continuity? What measures have we taken to make sure that regardless of how long the coronavirus goes on regards to how critical it will get that we can carry on to retain the functions heading? And now to our viewers out there, if you seem driving me, what you are wanting at is a single of our investing flooring. Generally you’d see it densely populated. That doesn’t indicate that people today are not performing out there when you just see people today, each other desk or each third desk. It implies that we have distanced them properly, and I must by the way talked about that you’ll detect a Greg and I are sitting aside here. We’re trying to exercise social distancing and every thing that we do. Further than, social distancing, what are you men carrying out? What measures have you taken to make sure this procedure carries on? How have you distributed your workforce?

Greg Davis: So it commences seriously with the actuality that hey, it is a world wide procedure so we have investing areas in the US, investing areas in the Uk as well as Melbourne, Australia. And in addition to individuals world wide investing areas, we also have contingency sites that we’re leveraging correct now in each individual a single of individuals areas. So we have our workforce split up concerning our main hubs and individuals contingency sites, and we have even geared up for the actuality that if we need to, our people today could trade from property. So we have installed the know-how, we have examined the procedure, so we could have small business as normal, even in a critical party.

Tim: And investing from property is not some thing you are heading to leap to. I indicate you men really like the collaboration that transpires on the floor even when people today are spread out. It is just significantly simpler to happen there. That said, if we have to go there, we totally prepared to do it.

Greg: Completely.

Tim: Security is heading to be the exact totally irrespective of whether if someone’s at property as it is heading to be the exact if we’re investing from property, as if you are investing from here.

Greg: Completely.

Tim: Now, I must point out Greg that the rest of Vanguard’s functions, irrespective of whether they’re speaking to an associate at Vanguard, whatever place of Vanguard is supporting the client, individuals areas have been distributed way too. That we have taken measures to move associates aside. Relocating concerning various structures. Persons are performing from property. They are distributed concerning our sites as well so. We’re having the measures to make sure that we carry on small business as normal here or as near to as normal as possible

Greg: Completely.