Recovery after a disaster is a long-term process, here are five key steps for business owners.
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As Hurricane Irma heads towards the southeastern United States, it’s important that communities and businesses in the potential impacted area prepare for the storm. There is still time to protect your business ahead of the storm.
Workplace violence isn’t predictable. Discussing “What if” isn’t always easy, but it’s important. If you found yourself in the middle of a situation with an active shooter, would you be prepared? Would your employees be able to quickly alert the authorities?
It’s estimated that every minute there are four burglaries in the U.S. Are you prepared, ready and protected against this potential threat? There’s no shortage of opportunists looking for easy targets. Are you one? How do you help keep your business from becoming a statistic?
Con artists are looking to make a fast – and dishonest – buck by claiming they were harmed by your business. Many are sharp at their craft and if you aren’t prepared, you could find yourself writing a large check to one of them. This not-so-obvious threat ends up costing businesses greatly.
You’ve worked hard to build a thriving business. Every day you encounter people and events that could threaten your success. Burglaries and robberies are frightening and put you and/or your employees at extreme risk. It’s estimated that every minute there are four burglaries in the U.S.
Businesses face real issues when it comes to establishing safety and trust within an organization. From cyber to equipment, theft is an unfortunate reality with substantial financial repercussions. By being pro-active, you can reduce the risk of internal theft.
Warmer days are here again! With spring comes greener lawns, growing landscape, longer days and more activity. Whether your business is in the city, or the suburbs, taking extra measures to keep unwanted criminals out is vital.
The flood that affected Louisiana last month was historic in many ways. An estimated 4 trillion gallons of rain fell over a four day period flooding anywhere from 60,000 to 188,000 homes (depending on your source). FEMA has said that over 100,000 people or households have applied for help and 2
Our hearts are with the communities in Louisiana dealing with the devastating flooding. In this time of need the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides resources and tools to help small businesses recover after disaster strikes.