Presentation to CMI Conference

29 OCTOBER 2012 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

On the 28 of October Charlie presented at the CMI Conference "Change or Die". The presentation covered the following.Some organisations thrive with change, as they are prepared for it and have the skills, mechanisms and structures to be nimble and adapt to the alteration. However, those who do not foresee the signs in advance are slow to adapt to their new c...

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The games are dead. Long live the games!

29 OCTOBER 2012 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

Earlier this week I went to a CSARN event in Glasgow on “The 2014 Commonwealth Games – the race for safety and security”. It's aim was to look at the lessons learned from the Olympics and see how they applied to the Commonwealth Games. There were presentations from David Wilton Security Operations Manager for Glasgow 2014, Richard Tolley, Head of Sports and ...

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Glasgow BCT Training Courses Success

25 OCTOBER 2012 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

In September Charlie tutored the BCI 5 day course as a tutor for BCT (www.b-c-training.com). The course is an entry level business continuity course. Students do four days training and then on the Friday take the Business Continuity Institute's CBCI exam. All the students on the course passed and 75% got a pass with merit. This is a new record for Charlie!Th...

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Freedom...or Not?

19 OCTOBER 2012 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

This week in the UK, Alex Salmond First Minister of Scotland and David Cameron UK Prime Minister signed a historic document which allows Scotland to have a referendum on whether Scotland should stay in the United Kingdom or should become an independent country. For us in Scotland this is a momentous decision and one of the most important since Scotland becam...

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The sins of the past...

12 OCTOBER 2012 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

I was watching the news at lunchtime today and saw that Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his seven Tour de France wins and he has been accused of leading "the most sophisticated, professionalised and successful doping programme that sport has ever seen.” I am not a fan of cycling but I am aware of his name for the wins he has had and his comeback after h...

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Managing Help During Incidents

05 OCTOBER 2012 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

The main story dominating the news in the UK this week is the abduction of April Jones, a 5 year old girl while out playing in the village of Machynlleth in Wales. Despite a huge effort by the Police and local volunteers they have still not found her. This is one of a parent’s worst nightmares, to have your child abducted by a stranger. A heartening part of ...

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ISO 22301 - The journey has begun

01 OCTOBER 2012 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

The Spanish and Greeks were rioting in the streets earlier this week due to the austerity measures imposed on them. In this bulletin I am not going to write about riots as they were last week’s topic! Although I have to say, that just when I thought the Euro crisis has gone quiet, there are riots to remind us of them. We should also remember that if...

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