22/10/2014 PlanB Consulting spotted in Dubai

22 OCTOBER 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

PlanB Consulting Directors were spotted in Dubai last week. Charlie and Kim Maclean-Bristol went to Dubai for a meeting and also had another appointment in Qatar. Business Continuity Planning requirements for the Far East and Asia were being discussed so hopefully PlanB Consulting might be spotted in locations further afield on a regular basis in the future....

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14/10/2014 Should we be planning for an Ebola Pandemic?

14 OCTOBER 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

The article below was written by Charlie recently and published on Continuity Central. Charlie Maclean-Bristol, FBCI, discusses whether the time has come for business continuity managers to make contingency plans for an Ebola pandemic. Spain is now dealing with the first case of direct infection of Ebola in Western Europe; the first Ebola death has occurred...

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06/10/2014 Creeping Ebola

06 OCTOBER 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

This week Charlie discusses how the Ebola crisis is creeping up on all of us. The situation in West Africa, with the on-going spread of Ebola, bears all the classic symptoms of a ‘creeping’ or ‘rising tide’ crisis. In Tally’s Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Management Principles and Practice (edited by Lakha & Moore, 200...

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02/10/2014 Congratulations to Charlie on FBCI

02 OCTOBER 2014 | POSTED BY LORNA LESLIE

Charlie recently became a Fellow of the BCI. In order to achieve this grade Charlie had to evidence his contribution to the Institute and also to the discipline of Business Continuity as a whole. He underwent a rigorous application process, including a panel interview, which was conducted after the Central office had received three references for Charlie. Th...

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