Brexit - The Opportunity?

27 JUNE 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This week Charlie has written about the topic that's on all of our minds since Friday moning: Brexit. With social media channels on fire, embedded with fears of what's to come, Charlie presents us with some things to look at going forward. Are business continuity managers internal optimists, and do we really believe that we will be effected by ...

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BCT Visit & Training

27 JUNE 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Last week Milena and Charlie travelled down to Lytham, near Blackpool to visit BCT - the sister company of PlanB Consulting - who provide business continuity training throughout the UK. The visit - all though only a short 2-day trip - proved very fruitful, as the BCT team and PlanB had the chance to discuss and brainstorm themes and ideas for the upcomi...

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PlanB's Top 10 Best Hotels

22 JUNE 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

We’ve decided to curate a ‘Top 10’ List because we’ve travelled around enough to know what makes a hotel stand out from the rest. We’ve also learned the benefits of finding a hotel that makes a business trip easy and stress-free. No one wants to deal with the hotel having lost your suit when sending it to dry cleaning, dealin...

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Greetings from the Emirates

20 JUNE 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Last week Charlie and Chris made their way to Australia via Dubai. The flight takes about 42 hours and is - imaginably - quite exhausting. You might imagine watching 10 movies successively to be the best lie-in day ever, but it gets remarkably dull after 10 hours. Despite the exhausting nature of such long flights, there are a few positives: 1) you arrive...

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Ewan joins the office

14 JUNE 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Ewan Donald has just joined the PlanB Team as a Senior Consultant! Before working for PlanB, Ewan was based in Aberdeen at the Stirling Group Incident Management Centre which aims to deliver Emergency Response and Crisis Management to its clients in the Oil & Gas Industry. Apart from a cheery induction at the office including his very own photoshoot (...

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Revisiting Scottish Independence - For Better For Worse (April 2014)

14 JUNE 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This week Charlie has decided to leave on a Jet Plane to travel half way around the world, as a result, we are revisiting the Scottish Independence discussion. Its relevance linked into the upcoming EU Referendum on June 23rd. Food for thought. Throughout Scotland at the moment, all conversations seem to quite quickly move on to the topic of the independ...

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BCI European Awards Win!

10 JUNE 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Congratulations to Charlie for winning the BCI European Highly Commended Consultant Award! The Business Continuity Institute (BCI), established in 1994, is the world’s leading professional association for business continuity. It offers its well-known CBCI Qualification (CBCI) to its business members and gives business leaders the opportunity to con...

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PlanB is Hiring

07 JUNE 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

As PlanB Consulting grows into a larger business with high-profile clients, we are looking for a keen Graduate Consultant to take on the challenge! The following is a quote from an article written by one of our employees about the benefits of working with a small independent company: “In a small consultancy firm you will be in front of people your gr...

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Selling Business Continuity to the C-Suite: Don't!

07 JUNE 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This bulletin week Charlie talks about the importance of senior manager buy-in within business continuity. In my last job before PlanB Consulting and Business Continuity Training, I was working for a consultancy in Perth. I worked closely with the organisation’s salesman and we were often on the road together selling business continuity. This salesm...

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