PlanB Consulting have been Shortlisted!.... TWICE!!

30 APRIL 2015 | POSTED BY JENNIFER MACKENZIE

Its with great pride that I announce that PlanB Consulting have been shortlisted for not just one but two of the European Business Continuity Awards. We are hoping that Charlie scoops up the consultant of the year award and our new Media Incident Training Simulator is hoping to take home the innovation award! Keep your fingers crossed for us and we will ke...

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27/04/2015 Beware The Creeping Crisis

27 APRIL 2015 | POSTED BY JENNIFER MACKENZIE

This week Charlie discusses how crises can be avoided by acknowledging important events leading up to them and acting upon them before it’s too late. The horrific situation we have seen as headline news over the last week is that of hundreds of migrants being drowned in the Mediterranean. The UN confirmed on 20th April that 800 people had died i...

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13/04/2015 10 Questions a BCM should ask about staff travelling abroad

13 APRIL 2015 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

The current travel disruption caused by French Traffic Controllers got us thinking about staff travel and what the implications are for Business Continuity Management. This previously issued bulletin is as relevant today as it was when it was written. Charlie Maclean-Bristol is on holiday. Although you may not be responsible for overseas travel in your o...

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08/04/2015 How good are your Business Continuity Plans really?

08 APRIL 2015 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Charlie Maclean-Bristol lists ten areas where many business continuity plans can be improved in. The article can be found at - http://www.continuitycentral.com/feature1156.html Charlie’s list is as follows: 1. Scope. On many of the business continuity plans that I see it is not clear what the scope of the plan is. The name of the department may be o...

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02/04/2015 Does BC really manage the real risks to your organisation?

02 APRIL 2015 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This week Charlie discusses the remit of a typical Business Continuity Manager. This week I noticed that there have been large power outages in Holland effecting Schiphol Airport and also it seems, half of Turkey. I feel at times these incidents happen to keep us business continuity managers in a job and remind our senior managers that we live in a fragile ...

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