Your employees, business partners, and customers all depend on you. Have you prepared your business to to meet this commitment in the event of a business disruption or natural disaster? If not, XRBS has a highly-qualified team of experts who can help you prepare a realistic and effective business continuity plan.
Most small- and medium-sized companies have put little effort into developing business continuity plans; in fact, only 1 in 10 U.S. companies have addressed this issue. However, regulatory bodies such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, the Patriot Act and the Homeland Security Department all call for the development of business continuity plans for all businesses to. The goal is to ensure that companies will survive and continue critical operations when faced with events that could disrupt their businesses.
Crossroads Business Solutions can help you develop a business continuity plan (BCP) that will help you minimize downtime, remain operational and protect your revenue stream in the event of business interruption caused by:
As a business owner or manager you need to understand the likelihood that these events can occur, the impact they'll have on your business and the strategies you'll need to put in place to remain operational.
To begin this process, we will help you answer questions such as:
We'll help you understand the risks and create a viable, working and appropriate BCP for your particular risk profile. The BCP encourages managers to identify how to build recovery and continuity into existing procedures and processes to create the right balance for your organization.
It is critical that you also familiarize yourself with your your critical suppliers' business continuity plans. Will they be able to serve you if they have a serious business interruption event?
In today's unsettled business markets, you should have a contingency plan for each Tier 1 supplier so you don't become collateral damage if they have a business interruption event that puts them out of business—whether it be temporary or permanent.