We would like to confirm that all activities of the AAI Group are operational and that we are able to support and serve our customers on a regular basis, while complying with all directives issued by the Government.

The AAI Group is committed to protecting the health of our staff, customers and partners while ensuring business efficiency.

The AAI Group have started to initiate our Business Contingency Plan and many of our team are currently working from home. We are working towards having all our team working from home if necessary.

At these challenging times, we ask for your cooperation and we would like to thank you for your patience during any transitional periods ahead.

We will of course update you should the situation require.

Where possible we would ask all of our customers to contact us by email rather than phone in the first instance.

We thank you for your business and continued support.


Many thanks


The Directors and Management at AAI Group

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