Resources for Businesses

How quickly your business can get back to business after a storm or other emergency disaster often depends on emergency planning done today. Ready Business outlines measures business owners and managers can take to start getting ready. It provides practical steps and easy-to-use templates to help you plan for your company’s future after a disaster.

Business continuity and crisis management can be complex issues depending on the particular industry, size, and scope of your business. However, putting a plan in motion will improve the likelihood that your company will survive and recover. 

Ten Steps You Can Take To Protect Your Business

  1. Assess your risk
  2. Identify critical business functions
  3. Evaluate supply chain preparedness
  4. Appoint a crisis manager
  5. Back up your data
  6. Create a communication plan
  7. Assemble an emergency kit 
  8. Review insurance coverage 
  9. Test your plan
  10. Challenge your assumptions 

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