Every business owner wants to be able to see what is in the cards for their organization. Promoting your business, hiring the right people, quality of service all help position you to succeed. So, when an unexpected emergency or disaster occurs, what then?
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), some 40% of small businesses do not reopen after a disaster. Now to be fair, the magnitude of the disaster may well play into this figure.
Having and practicing an emergency plan can make a tremendous difference. Clearly evaluate what could happen and now it will impact your agency. Take steps to reduce or mitigate these events. Practice and re-evaluate the plan. It is in place to help you through troubles times. It needs to be as good as your business plan.
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