A common frustration for any business owner is having to cancel their holiday plans at the last moment due to gaps in resourcing. It’s disappointing and can also put a strain on their personal lives with the effects on the family. There are also cost implications, because paid holidays rarely (if ever) carry any options for a refund.
Obviously, there are times when you have to weigh up the options, because an important opportunity that relies solely on you has arisen, in which case it Is justifiable that you will have to make a sacrifice for the greater good. However, do you really want to cancel personal plans to carry out essential day to day duties within the business.
When you employ staff, it’s inevitable that issues will arise with sickness or absence and this can affect plans at the last moment. However, there’s a way to manage the risk of this occurring and that is to put a backup plan in place.
As a telephone answering service, Message Takers can cover the day to day running of your business including telephone answering, appointment booking, order taking etc. We can be sat in the background ready to switch on as soon as you need us. We are also on hand if you don’t have a plan in place, but find yourself in a situation at the last moment where you will need to cancel a holiday. Simply give us a call on 01858 439000 and set up the service….it takes minutes.