Planning for emergencies – business continuity

If your business was struck by fire, flood or computer failure, do you know how you would set about finding temporary premises, meeting your deadlines or making sure your staff know what’s going on?

Many small firms never return to business as usual after a serious crisis. Making a business continuity plan, so that you and your staff know what to do when an emergency occurs, can help your business to survive and carry on.

Making a business continuity plan

Use the blank template below to create a simple business continuity plan. To help you develop your plan, read the guidance documents from the Sussex Local Authority Emergency Planning Group.