Algeria, A One Off Terrorist Attack?

22 FEBRUARY 2013 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

I thought this week we should discuss somewhere a bit hotter than the weather we are experiencing in the UK at the moment. Most of the UK, except where I am based in Glasgow, is covered in thick snow and suffering all the results of snow such as power cuts, inability of some staff to get to work and public transport delays and cancellations. Last week Al Qa...

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Is It a Beef Burger? . . . .Nay

22 FEBRUARY 2013 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

For the last 10 days in the UK one of the biggest stories in the news has been the finding of horse meat in a number of UK ‘beef’ products. Testing by the Irish government on a number of supermarket own brand burgers found traces of horse DNA and another burger was found to contain 30% horsemeat. The burgers were rapidly withdrawn off the shel...

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Bonkers for Conkers!!

22 FEBRUARY 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

Health and safety within the UK has a bad name, it is often ridiculed in the tabloid papers and there is no shortage of stories about ridiculous decisions made, wrongly, in the name of health and safety. One of the oldest urban myths is that children have to wear safety equipment to play conkers.  For those of you who are not familiar with the game according...

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PlanB Consulting Recommended for ISO22301 Certification

21 FEBRUARY 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

The marathon started at 0915 when our auditor arrived and finished at 1845 when he left. On Monday PlanB Consulting was due to be audited for recertification to BS25999, which will last until the certification is withdrawn and to be audited against the new business continuity standard ISO22301.For the weeks before the audit there was much midnight oil burned...

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