Franchisees and small business owners should take notice of the latest news from Washington.
Karen Mills, head of the Small Business Administration, has teamed with Janet Napolitano, head of Homeland Security, to publish a Small Business Preparedness Guide for the H1N1 virus.
Winter is always a trying time for small businesses, as a strong flu spread around the office can really lower productivity. And no one knows exactly how the H1N1 strain will effect society as temperatures plunge towards the end of the year. The best thing for an entrepreneur to do is to read this guide and be ready for anything.
As Mills says:
“For countless small businesses, having even one or two employees out for a few days has the potential to negatively impact operations and their bottom line. A thoughtful plan will help keep employees and their families healthy, as well as protect small businesses and local economies.”
Download the guide today. As with everything, the best we can do is hope for the best and plan for the worst.