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Business continuity policy

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  • Published September 5, 2019
  • Topic TechRepublic Premium
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It’s an unfortunate fact of life in today’s world that both natural and manmade disasters can place businesses at risks both moderate and severe. Whether caused by earthquakes, hurricanes, blizzards, terrorist attacks, sabotage or some other element, business can be impeded from normal operations or shut down entirely if catastrophic events are powerful enough.

Having a plan to protect the business and ensure operational consistency is critical in today’s business environment to ensure revenue and reputation are not adversely impacted.

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines for establishing and following appropriate business continuity requirements.This policy can be customized as needed to fit the needs of your organization.

From the policy

SCOPE

All employees, whether full-time, part-time, contract workers, consultants, part-time staff, interns and temporary workers and other personnel are covered by this policy. It also applies to all company-owned equipment, employee-owned equipment used to conduct company business or material related thereto.

EXCEPTIONS

There are no exceptions to this policy except where permitted in writing by the HR and IT departments.

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