Owning a business comes with a range of pressures, none of which compare to the financial strains that are brought on as a result of poor cash flow. During times of financial drought managing outgoings, wages and payments can become quite the juggling act and often will cause a great amount of personal stress.
Imagine if your business was out of operation for any length of time, what would the financial repercussions of this look like? Do you have enough in reserve to cover your outgoing costs? Its also important to think about your staff, do you have enough money to pay them or will they seek employment elsewhere?
If your business is non-operational due to premise damages it is more than likely your business contents and building insurance will cover the damages and the costs that are involved to get your business up and running again, however business contance and building insurance will not insure you for financial losses.
It is at this point that business interruption insurance comes into play.
Business interruption insurance can cover you for ongoing staff costs, operational costs and for loss of profit. If you are a business owner it is in your best interest to have this form of insurance to give you peace of mind and to ultimately ensure that when you are that your business can stay open through economically tough times.