March 5th 2020

CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS CONTINGENCY PLANNING

The UK yesterday has seen its biggest day-on-day increase in coronavirus cases, bringing the total number to 87.

Serious strategy planning has started as we have been informed that we should be braced for an increase. This could last for two or three months until a peak is reached.

All employers should be ready to implement strategies to protect their workforce from COVID-19 whilst ensuring continuity of operations. During an outbreak, all sick employees should stay home and away from the workplace.

What should employers do to regarding business contingency planning for Coronavirus?

  • Develop a business contingency plan which is flexible
  • Exercise using your business contingency plan ahead of time to ensure the plan doesn’t have any gaps
  • Share your business contingency plan with employees
  • Communicate your business contingency plan with partners and businesses they work with

Do you have the appropriate measures in place if your employees cannot travel? 

Restricted travel because of coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect most businesses, especially those that rely on their staff coming into the office. Businesses need the ability to work from home and this is possible with Lily Collaborate, a Unified Comms Solution.

Collaborate is a one stop solution that integrates into your business systems to provide voice calls, video conferencing, instant messaging, file sharing and more, all in one place. In this pandemic you can rely on Collaborate, it’s the perfect package including audio conferencing, web collaboration, video conferencing, instant messaging, outlook integration, presence and hosted PBX features.

Ensure your business is prepared for the worst with COVID-19 and other potential incidents that could be damaging for your business. Get in touch today to hear more about our solutions that can help with mobile working and business contingency planning. 

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