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Helping Put Accounting Firm Back In Business

Written by  Bernard Poole Wednesday, 21 November 2007 23:59

When President Bush urged Americans to “get back to work” in the week following the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, the nation responded. It was a straightforward way for most Americans to prove their patriotism. But for businesses in the shadow of New York’s World Trade Center (WTC), like Deloitte & Touche, that simple directive was met with major obstacles. Deloitte & Touche, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, occupied 600,000 square feet of space in two towers of the World Financial Center located across the street from the WTC. The impact of the collapses of the buildings of the WTC not only devastated those offices of Deloitte & Touche, it almost crippled its business viability. To understand what companies like Deloitte & Touche and their disaster recovery workers were up against, imagine the aftermath of several disasters – hurricanes, tornadoes, and fires – all in the same already severely congested

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