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Checklist to create a business continuity plan

A business continuity plan is an indispensable tool to prepare for emergencies that disrupt your business. Use this checklist to create a plan that will minimize the impact of unforeseen events and protect your employees, customers and suppliers.

BDC’s free step-by-step checklist will ensure your continuity plan covers the following essential elements.

  • Create an emergency response team and procedures for activating your continuity plan.
  • Ensure you have emergency supplies and procedures.
  • Plan how to maintain essential services/functions.
  • Prepare for a sudden change in demand for your products.
  • Examine financial scenarios and prepare your business.
  • Create an emergency communications plan.
  • Work with external organizations in an emergency.

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