Manfred Purtzki Accounting Firm Fire
Now that the
fire which destroyed my office is many months behind me, I realize
even more now than at the time how much I owe to my Schwab filing
cabinet. I kept all my client files and my computer disks in my
fire resistant cabinet which withstood the intense heat of the fire and
even the fall to the cement floor of the basement level of the building.
I was amazed that the paper files were intact but even more astonished
to find that I was able to retrieve the data from the computer disks.
of the building were not so fortunate. I have watched other firms
struggle to reconstruct records and particularly the law firms which
lost valuable legal documents. These firms will continue to be handicapped
by this loss which has affected their client base built up over
many years and will affect their earnings for many years in the
Disks and equipment
can be insured and replaced easily, but the client information is
the heart of my practice and I must say that the Schwab cabinet
has proved that it is the best insurance I could possibly have against
the loss of this information.
Manfred Purtzki, Chartered Accountant