We offer wholehearted support to the measures being taken by everyone in our global network to sustain businesses and health during this unprecedented situation and we extend our sympathies to those personally affected. It is most certainly not business as usual at Borderless, however, we consider ourselves fortunate to be able to work without interruption.
The flexible, distributed business model that we have operated for almost 20 years is robust and has helped safeguard the health of the Borderless team and families. You can be assured that the people, expertise and tools are in place to meet our commitments and respond to your needs during the uncertain weeks ahead. Please stay safe and healthy and we shall certainly stay in contact.
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