29/05/2015 The Beautiful Game...?

29 MAY 2015 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

I don’t think I can write this bulletin without commenting on the arrest of the FIFA officials. I can admit when I heard about the arrests yesterday I did have a certain feeling of joy. There have been so many allegations of corruption swirling round the organisation but so far it has been ignored and it seems they have been ‘getting away wi...

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PlanB Consulting is recruiting

28 MAY 2015 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

PlanB Consulting is looking for a new Consultant to Join the team - Please note this vacency has now been filled We are looking for a new consultant to join our team. This is an opportunity to learn consultant skills, in depth business continutiy skills and to work with a wide variety of clients from a wide range of sectors. There will also be the opportun...

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22/05/2015 Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word

22 MAY 2015 | POSTED BY JENNIFER MACKENZIE

Occasionally in the news you hear a story and wonder how the organisation can get it so wrong when the solution seems so obvious. Thomas Cook’s handling of the deaths of Robert and Christianne Shepherd nine years ago is an example of a company which got its crisis management very, very wrong and caused major damage to its brand and reputation. The simp...

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22/05/2015 Scenarios Do Come True

22 MAY 2015 | POSTED BY JENNIFER MACKENZIE

One of PlanB Consulting's favourite scenarios, as come true today when a WWII unexploded bomb was discovered 200m from Wembley stadium. For the full story click here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-32841971 ...

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08/05/2015 Implementing Business Continuity within Manufacturing

08 MAY 2015 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Yesterday Kim (fellow BC professional and wife) and I spent the day touring a cement plant. We did the whole end to end process from the quarry, where the raw materials come from, through to the cement bagging plant; this included a visit to all parts of the process in between. This was an orientation visit to a plant in the UK before carrying out a full bu...

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01/05/2015 Why Do Incidents Occur?

01 MAY 2015 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Yesterday there was some good news from the Nepal earthquake in that two people were pulled out alive from the rubble five days after the earthquake struck Kathmandu and the surrounding area. The devastation seems immense and at the moment the death toll stands at 5,500. On the news last night, the rescue was shown and it was heartening to see three differe...

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