Milena receives Employability Award

31 MAY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This year Milena took part in the Graduate Skills Programme (GSP) in partner with EY and Morgan Stanley to develop her employability skills. The programme consisted of gathering past experience collateral to create an e-portfolio for future employers. By using the CAR-writing technique, the programme aims to help students reflect on their past work, extra-cu...

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Is Kidnapping a Business Continuity Threat?

25 MAY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This bulletin was written before the Egypt air crash and may be the subject of next week's bulletin. Our thoughts are with the families of the victims. This week Charlie looks at kidnap as a business continuity threat after his recent travels. Last week I was in Monterrey in Mexico, and as it was my first time in Mexico, apart from going there for b...

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Presentation Training

23 MAY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Last week Gordon, Chris and Milena had the fantastic opportunity to take part in Mike Tierney's 'Outstanding Presentations' Training. This training was delivered by the independent management consultancy "Pragmatique - Know How", which focus on training and working with businesses to deliver change. Our aims included improving our pub...

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Beware the Creeping Crisis

19 MAY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This week we thought we would share a bulletin written by Charlie in April 2015, in light of the recent news item published by BBC News (link below): EU mission 'failing' to disrupt people-smuggling from Libya The horrific situation we have seen as headline news over the last week is that of hundreds of migrants being drowned in the Mediterranea...

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Shortlisted for BCI European Awards

12 MAY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Congratulations to Charlie who has just been shortlisted for the BCI European Awards 2016 in the category of Continuity and Resilience Consultant. Organized by the Business Continuity Institute, these Awards honor business continuity professionals and organizations who have contributed to the industry through exceptional dedication and passion. PlanB Consult...

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Gaff or Crisis...

10 MAY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This week Charlie looks at the importance of 'thinking before you speak', especially when your words can affect your organisation and its reputation. The former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, was suspended from the Labour Party earlier this week for making anti-Semitic comments. It got me thinking about how the words of senior managers can have...

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Chinese supply chain risk...

02 MAY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This week Charlie looks at the importance of identifying succession within your supply chain. I have spent a day working with a manufacturing client this week to provide some supply chain continuity management training. The majority of their products are built or partially built in China and then shipped to the UK for final assembly. During the traini...

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ZIka Virus Webinar Updates

02 MAY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

More news on the Zika Virus Webinar held on the 23rd of March - if you missed the webinar but need more information regarding the Zika Virus, Everbridge has compiled a short video for your enjoyment. You can view it here. More information can also be found under our downloads page! ...

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