A pandemic is a widespread disease that spreads across a large region. This can happen naturally, as with the 1918 influenza pandemic that killed 50 million people worldwide. But pandemics can also be caused by pathogens such as viruses or bacteria that are intentionally released into the environment by individuals or groups. Planning ahead for a pandemic is the key to keeping your business running smoothly and protecting yourself from financial loss. Read on for information about how to protect your business during an outbreak and what type of insurance coverage you might want to consider purchasing in case of emergency:
Pandemic preparedness is important, and it starts with business continuity planning. Businesses need to have a plan in place that allows them to continue operating in the event of a pandemic or other natural disaster. This includes having insurance coverage for any damage caused by these events.
Business interruption insurance (BI) provides money to cover lost profits when your company cannot operate due to illness or injury of employees, damage from an act of nature such as fire or flood, or other causes beyond its control
What is Business Interruption Insurance?
Business Interruption Insurance is a form of insurance that provides coverage for business owners when their operations are interrupted due to a covered incident. Business Interruption Insurance can be purchased to help protect your business if you lose revenue due to an unexpected event such as a pandemic, fire or explosion.
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