22/08/2014 Using voice and data to manage incidents

22 AUGUST 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

Charlie discusses the use of smartphones during incidents. Use of voice and data to manage incidents This week I have been on the Isle of Coll (off the West Coast of Scotland) where there was much excitement at the building of a new mobile phone mast. It can now be seen from different parts of the island and is due to go live in a couple of weeks. The Is...

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22/08/2014 James Halpin published works.

22 AUGUST 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

James Halpin one of the PlanB Consultants had his first article put into print in Continuity, the magazine of the Business Continuity Institute. Please find a link to this article should you wish to take a look at James’ debut in published work. The article is printed on Page 11 - http://headley.co.uk/headturner/cont2014Q3 ...

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16/08/2014 PlanB Consulting spotted on Coll

19 AUGUST 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

PlanB Consulting took part in the Coll 5k and 10k races on Saturday 16th August. Charlie, James and Alastair doing the 10k cross country road race. Lorna and Kim doing the slightly shorter 5k. It was a windy day but thankfully the rain stayed away and all the “runners” had a good race. There followed dancing and merriment in celebration of the co...

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15/08/2014 Working with partners during incidents

15 AUGUST 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

Charlie discusses how you can co-operate with clients to achieve the best results. Today I have been training a client’s staff on how to manage an incident. We went through the initial response to the incident, dealing with the immediate aftermath. It was then on to invoking the plan and discussing what sort of incidents would cause it to be invoked. ...

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07/08/2014 Ebola - Don't Panic!

07 AUGUST 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

Charlie discusses the spread of the Ebola virus. The first death caused by Ebola outside Africa caught my eye this week, this was a Saudi national who had been visiting Sierra Leone. Over the last few months the number of deaths from the illness has been growing, infecting people from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. To date there have been 932 deaths...

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