Smog In The City, A Travel Threat

24 JUNE 2013 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This week’s news seems to be dominated worldwide by the ongoing protests in Turkey and Brazil. As we have discussed riots in the past, I thought this week we would talk about the smog in Singapore, which was brought to my attention whilst I was browsing round the BBC news website. The smog, caused by slash and burn in nearby Indonesia, has resulted i...

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BCI European Awards - Business Continuity Service Provider of the Year

18 JUNE 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

PlanB Consulting were shortlisted for the Business Continuity Institute Award (BCI) European Awards under the category of Business Continuity Service Provider of the Year, held on 12th June  in Brussels last week.  Unfortunately, on this occasion we did not pick up the award.  However, here's to next year - onwards & upwards!Our congratulations go to the...

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Training in Newcastle

18 JUNE 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

One of our Director's Charlie Maclean-Bristol and co-worker James Halpin have just finished a 2 day date stint in Newcastle Stadium where they carried out 2 days of training......not of the football type!The first of which was Awareness Training and then they carried out 2 lots of Exercise Griffin to 2 different Departments.All in all a very successful 2 day...

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To ISO22301 or not to ISO22301

12 JUNE 2013 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

As most of you know this is the new International standard for business continuity which was published in May 2012. I have had a reasonable amount of experience with the standard having taken PlanB Consulting and a client, Water Direct, through the process of being awarded the standard. We are now helping a couple of other organisations through this proce...

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Good Emergency Response . . . It Is Possible!

12 JUNE 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

Last week, I missed the news that yet another cruise ship had set on fire - the Royal Caribbean ship, Grandeur of the Seas, had a fire in her stern and had to return to port. The cruise was subsequently abandoned.I was searching the internet and came across an excellent article in the web edition of “The Baltimore Sun”, written by an Afghanistan veteran, de...

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Community Spirit!

05 JUNE 2013 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

What a day it was on Saturday past  for the annual Lilias Day in Kilbarchan! One of Scotland’s best and most historic village festivals.  Lilias Day takes place on the first Saturday in June each year and is attended by many from near and far.  The festival encapsulates a real sense of community spirit and of coming together.The event has been a part of vill...

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