Defensible Decision Making - new in-house course launched

25 APRIL 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

New business continuity training course launched: Defensible Decision MakingPlanB Consulting has launched a new course on ‘Defensible Decision Making’.  The course is aimed at those who have to take decisions during incidents, which could have major consequences or impact on members of the public, the environment or on their organisation.It is also aimed at ...

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Armageddon

22 APRIL 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

This week Charlie writes about major incidents in the UK and USA and our thoughts are with the victims and their families of all those affected by these major incidents.This week has been a bad week for incidents in the UK and USA.  As I write this bulletin, the full devastation of the fertiliser factory in Texas is slowly being unveiled and to date the repo...

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There's nowt as queer as folk..

19 APRIL 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

I haven’t yet started doing requests, but this week I was asked by my father to write on an incident that occurred in an organisation we are both involved with.  The organisation is a “gap year” organisation, which sends school leavers overseas for a year where they learn about another country.The incident involved one of the gap year students who is present...

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You're on your own mate..............

08 APRIL 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

Last week I was telephoned by ‘Reporting Scotland’ (a Scottish TV programme) and asked to comment on the recent power loss situation in Arran and the Kintyre Peninsular, both situated on the west coast of Scotland. Last week they had a very heavy snowfall, causing snowdrifts of up to 5 feet in places and they also lost power. This was due to the heavy snowfa...

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Charlie interviewed for comment on power loss situation in Argyll

03 APRIL 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

Charlie Maclean-Bristol, one of our Directors,  was interviewed by BBC Scotland on Tuesday last week and asked to give his comment on the power loss in Argyll.Charlie put forward a view on crisis management and the steps needed to intake to avoid this happening again....

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Runner up....is, Charlie!

03 APRIL 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

Charlie's competition 'piece' entitled, ' The Business Continuity Manager in 2017 – How you can avoid obsolesce……..' is the runner up in the Continuity Central Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition.You can read the article in the latest issue of the Business Continuity and Resiliency Journal. ...

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