September 11, 2017
September is National Preparedness Month
SBA, September 10, 2017
Preparing your business for a disaster is much more than mapping out a fire escape route. There are many considerations to meet the unique challenges of natural disasters, epidemics, and acts of violence. The SBA can walk you through the steps of planning, implementing, and improving your disaster preparedness plan so that you can keep your focus on the day-to-day needs of your business.
Prepare for emergencies
Smart planning can help you keep your business running if disaster strikes. You’ll want to take the right steps to prevent and prepare for disaster, and know where to get aid if disaster strikes. READ MORE….
For Disaster Response Contracting – Fundamentals and Follow-Though are Key
APTAC, September 6, 2017
In the aftermath of a disaster, potential contractors swarm to the site hoping for a piece of the clean-up and recover effort. For inexperienced players, it can be chaotic, confusing, and cut-throat, as informal subcontracting agreements are made on the ground which may not be enforceable and third-party firms falsely promise no-bid contracts to those who pay big bucks to be on a “priority vendors list” (there is no such list). Government officials in charge of relief efforts are overwhelmed and information may be hard to come by. What is a small contractor to do? READ MORE….
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