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Beware and prepare: weather the seasonal business threats

Beware and prepare: weather the seasonal business threats

As unified communications providers, HBT can ensure that your company’s telephony and IT systems survive storms and other seasonal Beware and prepare: weather the seasonal business threatsdisasters.

In terms of maintaining productivity, the unpredictable British weather can be particularly challenging for many businesses.

Bad weather can test a company’s infrastructure to breaking point, often wreaking havoc on corporate communications.

From broken phone lines to power cuts, a company’s hardwired communication systems are uniquely vulnerable to outside events.

That’s before considering the impact of heavy snow or storms on employee attendance, with the UK typically experiencing 33 snow days each year. The recent flooding across the UK has also given us all a reality check on our vulnerability.

Failure to prepare is to prepare to fail

During adverse weather, maintaining normal channels of communication between staff and with customers is absolutely essential for productivity and client relations, which can suffer greatly from downtime or disruption.

While your offices are being battered by storms and blizzards, customers elsewhere could be enjoying normal working conditions – and so could your competitors.

 

Download our whitepaper on: Beware and Prepare: weather the seasonal business threats

 

For help and advice on getting your business prepared for
our wonderful, unpredictable weather and maintaining your productivity, contact us today.

 

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