Posted under "Being Prepared"

Security Check List for Businesses

Posted by LRF Manager

This checklist has been created to assist businesses in the lead up to Black Friday, Christmas and the New Year. During this period we can see a significant increase in the number of people visiting retail and night time economy premises.

This checklist will help to ensure that the right protective security measures are in place.

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Local Plans - Keeping Your Community Safe

Posted by LRF Manager

All local agencies are fully committed to responding to and supporting our communities at times of emergency and crisis. However, to minimise the impact of such situations the most powerful response is for communities to get together themselves beforehand to produce their own Community Emergency Plan.

Our philosophy within the LRF is to promote 'Community Resilience' which is about enabling people, businesses and communities to help themselves be better prepared in an emergency. This can be done in a number of ways, for example, by individual households - please see our [Are You Ready?](/media/downloads/are_you_ready_brochure.pdf) booklet.

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Your Home and Family

Posted by LRF Manager

Emergencies happen. There will be times when you may be affected by an emergency but your life is not in immediate danger. During this time you need to know how to help yourself and those around you.

This advice is designed to help you and your family prepare for, respond to and recover from the impacts of events that disrupt your daily lives.

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Preparing Your Business

Posted by LRF Manager

Business Continuity Planning is important to every business regardless of size and sector. Unplanned events such as floods, fire, terrorist threats or epidemics such as pandemic flu or foot and mouth can have a devastating effect on small businesses.

By creating a continuity plan, businesses are able to plan for the unexpected ensuring that minimal disruption is caused to the business and its customers.

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