Zika revisited

30 SEPTEMBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

I first wrote about the Zika virus earlier this year in January. In this week's bulletin I revisit the subject, highlighting what Business Continuity Managers should be aware of within their organisations. This week I thought I would write about the Zika virus as you occasionally hear something about it in the news. As we in the UK are not affected by i...

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Charlie's Blog is a winner

30 SEPTEMBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

Charlie's blog is No 1 of the "The Top 10 Business Continuity Blogs" Charlie writes a blog most weeks on a business continuity subject. He is very proud that Jim Mitchell Director at eBRP Solutions Network decided that Charlie's blog was the number one business continuity blogs worldwide. Details of the blogs can be found at:https://www.l...

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M.I.T.S Is a winner "Most Innovative Product of the Year 2016"

23 SEPTEMBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

M.I.T.S Is a winner "Most Innovative Product of the Year 2016" PlanB Consulting is very please to say that at the Emergency Planning Society Awards in Cardiff on the 19th of September they were awarded the above award. The Award was collected by Maria Hammerlund one of PlanB Consulting's new consultants. Kim who was starting with a new client...

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Shortlisted for Two Emergency Planning Society Awards

16 SEPTEMBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

PlanB Consulting are proud to be shortlisted for two Emergency Planning Society Awards. The awards will be anounced at their Annual Conference in Cardiff on the evening of the 19th September 2016. Kim and Maria from PlanB will be attending the dinner and awards ceremony. ...

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PlanB Always Learning.....

14 SEPTEMBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

PlanB Consulting prides themselves on being up to day with the latest business continuity tools and techniques and passing these on to their client. This is part of our values We possess high levels of technical ability We pride ourselves on our technical ability, using the latest business continuity tools, techniques and standards to ensure we provide the...

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The extra 1% of Business Continuity

11 SEPTEMBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week, I thought for this week’s bulletin we should celebrate our country’s success at the Olympics, and see if there is anything we can learn from it. Often as a fan of British sport, and especially Scottish sport, we have the ability to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory and we seemingly do well, and then fail at the last moment. What ...

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Increased Resilience – The Missing Strategy

11 SEPTEMBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week I have been doing a lot of thinking about BIAs, so I thought I would write this week’s bulletin on a strategy I think is missing from the Business Continuity Institutes “Good Practice Guidelines” (GPG). At present according to the GPG there are seven strategies you can use to plan your recovery. These are: 1. Diverse Sites &ndas...

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