In these uncertain times, the true will of many will succeed in keeping the business world moving in the face of a global pandemic.
Many business owners will be considering strategic tactics they can take to help secure a successful year considering the effects of Covid-19. Business continuity and support measures are being put in place to help stem the lasting impact that the coronavirus outbreak will bring.
The role that businesses play in response to coronavirus has now become critical. Coronavirus will probably reach every country sooner or later, and some measure of disruption is inevitable when it does. There are three important ways in which businesses and other employers can prepare and react to ensure that they mitigate rather than feed the adverse effects on their operations and broader society.
Take Care of your Staff
The impact on your staff could be critical in the coming weeks. If schools are closed or trains cancelled, people will have to stay at home. If cases are reported in the workplace, offices will be shut down. If strict hygiene rules are not followed, staff will become nervous and suspicious of colleagues.
Taking care of your staff welfare is imperative. The backbone of any business is the people that help it grow, maintain its drive and achieve its long-term objectives. Keeping your staff safe, as well as being reassured and kept informed of ongoing events, is imperative. The communications that employers deliver to their team will be among the essential information they get about this epidemic
Make sure you can run your business from home
It pays to test home-working technology now before it’s needed. With the need for many to self-isolate and work from home, it becomes a must-do task of making sure business continuity can remain if staff are working from their home office environment.
There are two camps when it comes to working from home. One group usually thinks that people will get nothing done, and the other group believes workers will be happier and more productive. But by equipping the concerning staff member with the software, hardware and accessories they need, you can have safe knowledge that the targets set can still be achieved in the confinement of the home.
CMS has a foolproof vendor strategy for supplying all the home tech your staff will need. Find out more here
Invest in video and audio technology
Significant advancements in technology have drastically changed how and where we conduct business with more people working remotely, the rise of instant, on-demand communications and the globalisation of companies. The increased threat of events, conferences and exhibitions being cancelled and face to face meetings being postponed, the need for better video communication is essential.
Video conferencing describes online meetings that take place over the internet to connect video conferencing systems in meeting rooms with personal devices such as laptops or mobile devices with embedded webcams. Utilising a simple, unified video conferencing solution with support for screen sharing empowers your global teams to be more connected, productive and engaged.
The CMS support team is arranging several video conference options for its partners by helping connecting technology to our customers via online communications. Speak to your account manager today to find out more.
CMS and its partners are committed to helping ensure business continuity in the current climate. As COVID -19 continues to spread we would like you to know that we’re taking action following government policy. We will update all its partners and customers as to our business strategy in the weeks and months ahead.