26/09/2014 Can we learn about Business Continuity from the referendum

26 SEPTEMBER 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

This week Charlie discusses the Scottish referendum results. I have written about Scottish independence before, but thought I would revisit the topic now that the referendum has been and gone. After a long and hard fought campaign, Scottish voters backed remaining in the union by 2,001,926 votes to 1,617,989. The result has prompted a lot of questions ...

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22/09/2014 Charlie's Webinar - Simplify your BIA

22 SEPTEMBER 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

Recently Charlie hosted a webinar. It was viewed by many attendees who have a general interest in BC matters and also those who were looking for further insights into the BIA process and how to simplify it. If you missed the webinar and would like to view it please use the link below to do so. https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/1476/125225 ...

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19/09/2014 Amplifying a Crisis

19 SEPTEMBER 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

Charlie discusses managing a reputation crisis. Last week I was very busy training. First of all I did the two day ‘BIA’ course followed by the one day ‘Writing the Plan’ course, and then finally the two day ‘Crisis and Incident Management course”. We had some excellent people on the course and we all learned from each o...

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05/09/2014 The Importance of Debriefing

05 SEPTEMBER 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

Charlie discusses how you can make the most of debriefs. Last week two items came together which reminded me of the importance of debriefing. As an independent party, who was not involved or from the area of the incident, I was asked to debrief a major incident that a company had been involved in. Throughout last week the news was filled with the chil...

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03/09/2014 BCI News Room

03 SEPTEMBER 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

Charlie's recently published article for our website has been whipping up a media storm and now been picked and published on the BCI Website. Please take a look at this publication if you missed it on our page. You can read the article on http://www.thebci.org/index.php/about/news-room#/blog_posts/seven-deadly-sins-of-business-continuity-plans-27422 ...

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02/09/2014 Welcome on board

02 SEPTEMBER 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

PlanB Consulting celebrate, welcoming to their office a new member of staff last month. Jennifer Mackenzie, is a graduate of Risk Management and has a proven track record in Business Continuity. Jen will be a valued asset to the business and we hope that her experience in the Business Continuity field and chances to work with numerous and diverse client base...

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