Choosing the proper type of insurance to cover your risks and having good, the up-to-date insurance coverage will go a long ways toward getting your small business up and running again if disaster strikes.
Opening the lines of communication with the business owners around you can really benefit your business continuity planning.
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For example, one gallon of water per person per day is one of the recommended supplies on this list of emergency supplies for the retail store. If it was stolen or destroyed, would your business be able to quickly get up and running again or even carry on at all?
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John Ambulance show exactly what first aid kits for various sized businesses need to contain based on the number of employees.
Depending on what types of disasters may happen in your area, you may want to add other supplies.
Besides other obvious physical disasters such as flooding or wind damage, consider the damage that could result from theft, for instance.
And then there's the potential liability factor if your small business is engaged in activities that might open you up to lawsuits.