Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Winter Weather

The huge snowfall in Buffalo brought home only too well the fact that winter is upon us, and it’s time to make sure we are prepared for the potential disruptions of winter weather. A severe winter can lead to property damage, employee illness or injury, and possible business closures. You need to prepare to minimize any damage, plan for employee unavailability and enable your business to recover quickly after a winter storm disruption. This week’s articles should help you do that.

This checklist can help you determine your preparation level. (Item #1)   If telecommuting is part of your winter survival strategy, how effective is your remote access strategy? (Item #2)   Small businesses do have some unique needs in winter weather. (Item #3)

Severe weather habitually effects routine business operations and profitability. (Item #4)   Safety should be the first consideration in all of your planning. (Item #5)   When getting into the holiday spirit, make safety a priority. (Item #6)

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