Is Your Business Ready?
Did You Know?
From 2000 to 2013 there have been 17 Disaster Declarations in New Hampshire.
40% of businesses that experience a disaster will never reopen.
Weather events in the last nine years cost NH $389,3000,000 in damages.
NH small businesses represent 96% of all employers.
Small businesses employ 50% of the private-sector labor force.
IS YOUR BUSINESS READY for an interruption of operations due to flood, severe weather, IT system failure, power disruption, public health emergency or supply chain disruption.
BUILD A TEAM
Develop a team to create, maintain, review and update plans.
GET TO KNOW
Know what hazards are most likely to impact your business. Identify your key operations and assets.
Analyze the impacts of the risks, consider how they will affect employees, operations, reputation and financial aspects of your business. Consider timing, duration and extent of interruption.
Create plans that meet the specific needs of your business. Consider what is essential to resume operations quickly. Plan for what may be needed to fully recover long-term.
Tailor the plans to address unique needs of your business. Preparing basic information prior to an interruption will allow you to focus on getting back to business.
TEST, REVIEW AND UPDATE
Once plans are created it is essential to test them: taking measures to update according to results.
Having a Plan Can Assist Your Business in Decreasing Loss Time and Revenue.