Are You Prepared for an Unexpected Absence?

Nov 17, 2022 | Resources for Funeral Homes

In the unlikely event that you don’t make it to work tomorrow, do your co-owners and key employees know what to do to keep things running smoothly in your absence? If you are the type of business owner who is very hands-on and who does it all, consider the following questions:

  • Have you shared how things are done and where essential information can be found?
  • Who will meet with potential clients or schedule jobs?
  • Who, if anyone, has access to bank accounts to pay monthly expenses and make sure payroll is taken care of so your employees are paid on time?
  • What are your company’s critical functions? How much downtime is acceptable for each of these?
  • Where is critical documentation stored and backed up?
  • For each employee, what are their critical functions, recurring responsibilities, and key points of contact?

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