BCT Tutor receives award

25 DECEMBER 2010 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

BCT is PlanB Consulting's sister company providing business continuity training courses (www.b-c-training.co.uk). We are is very pleased to congratulate Jim Burtles, one of BCT's tutors, who has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the BCI. This is the highest honour the BCI can award. Jim Burtles (centre) is seen here with Charlie Maclean-Bristol a di...

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A review of Business Continuity Managment - Guidance on the Human Aspects o

06 DECEMBER 2010 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

PD25111 has recently been published. It deals with the human aspects of business continuity. The document is ok but to me seems not very well laid out.It deals with 3 time frames:- Arrangements for coping with the immediate effects of the incident Attangements for managing people during the continuity phase Support for staff after recoveryEach of these secti...

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Why resilience is important

03 DECEMBER 2010 | POSTED BY JENNIFER MACKENZIE

I got this quote from an ICM press release. I think it explains the concept very well………… “The trend for resilience is being driven by a number of converging issues: speed of technology advancement; the increase cost of downtime; and evolution of instant (social) media. These three things mean that organizations can face po...

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Departments you need to involve to achieve BS25999

02 DECEMBER 2010 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

Achieving BS25999 needs to be a team effort and best use should be made of the skills you have within your organisation. Why develop business continuity training when you have a training department who could help you develop the training and has the capability to develop e-learning.The following are the departments, in additional to the operational departmen...

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Lessons learned from first 6 months of implementing BS25999

02 DECEMBER 2010 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

The following are the learning points from a ‘Structured Debrief’ of the first 6 months of working with one of our clients as we approach the first audit. As we are starting working with another part of the organisation to achieve BS25999 it was important to learn the lessons before starting up a second project.Point learned to date are:-a.      The project ...

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