The 2017 hurricane season was among the most damaging on record, with four hurricanes hitting the United States; Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria. According to FEMA and Dun & Bradstreet, 41 counties with 565,043 businesses were potentially impacted by Hurricane Harvey and 2,148,134 by Hurricane Irma.
As of June 1st, Hurricane season is now officially underway. According to FEMA, about 40% of small businesses that close because of a hurricane fail to reopen. To avoid devastating setbacks to your business, it’s important to be prepared so that you, your employees and your facilities are protected. Keep these tips top of mind to be sure your business is ready to tackle the storm and thrive afterward. [Read more…] about Why Your Business Needs to be Prepared for Hurricane Season, and How to Get There