Strong, destructive storms can happen at any time, but the peak is during hurricane season. Atlantic hurricane season occurs every year from June through November, and September is statistically the height of the season. When hurricanes hit, a lot of the focus is on protecting homes from high winds and flooding, but it’s important to also think about your business, especially if you own a brick-and-mortar location.
It doesn’t matter what size your business is or what industry you work in, nearly all modern businesses are vulnerable to power surges, especially if the proper precautions are not taken. And while power surges aren’t always avoidable, there are certain steps your business can take to better prepare and recover in the event of a power surge. To help, we’re offering insights on what exactly occurs when there is a surge in power, what that means for your business, and the actions you should take to minimize the effects.
Imagine this: a fire seriously damages the structure of your office. You’re forced to shut down for three months as repairs are made. Would you be able to incur all of the costs — your mortgage or rent, payroll, taxes, and more — without any revenue coming in? Continue reading “Safeguard Your Business with Business Interruption Insurance”