Halloween.....

30 OCTOBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

Unfortunantly PlanB Consulting's clients dont expect us to turn up in fancy dress but we managed to get a pupkin carved, to get us in the spirit of the day! Thanks to Phoebe and Amy for the carving! ...

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Work like an Egyptian...

24 OCTOBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week I talk about my experience of working in any other country, providing lessons learned when dealing with different cultures and ways of working. These past two weeks, I have been in Egypt working for a building materials manufacturer, so I thought I would share some thoughts on my time here and the lessons I have learned. The work we are doing her...

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Is the PPRS list fit for purpose?

24 OCTOBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week I should be writing about the horrific bombing of the civilians in Aleppo or the unfolding tragedy in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew, but I thought we might bury our heads in the sand and talk about PPRS (People, Premises, Resources and Suppliers)! In teaching the Business Continuity Institute's (BCI) “Good Practice Guidelines” (GPG...

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Deepwater Horizon - Does art resemble real life or vice versa…?

24 OCTOBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week I am with my kids on half term duty and took them to see the film, Deepwater Horizon (12A), which is based on the real life story of a catastrophic oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, and the men who lost their lives to the disaster. When we watch disaster films, can we class it as relaxation, or does it count towards CPD? I was going...

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PlanB Consulting meet on three continents

12 OCTOBER 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

PlanB is getting better at using our blue jeans video conferencing using it to keep better communications with our customers and to save time on travel. Today we have staff in Dubai, San Francisco, London and Glasgow! ...

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