'Risk in a changing world!'

29 NOVEMBER 2017 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

Gordon Brown our Senior Consultant will be presenting on the topic of 'Risk in a Changing World' on Friday 1st December 2017. The challenges of Brexit, digitisation and new technology, combined with the increasing complexity of risks, are placing more demands on organisations, will all be discussed. RSM UK and Glasgow Caledonian University are join...

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The new GPG 2018 - all you need to know Webinar!

29 NOVEMBER 2017 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

With the launch of the Good Practice Guidelines 2018 at BCI World earlier this month, we thought that it would be a great time for Charlie Maclean-Bristol to provide you with a review of the document. GPG 2018 - What you need to know! Friday 8th December @ 11am BST with Charlie Maclean-Bristol, Director of Training. Charlie will cover the following during...

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Why I no longer look at financial impacts when conducting a BIA

24 NOVEMBER 2017 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

Charlie looks at the evolution of the BIA and explains his reasons for no longer looking at financial impacts when conducting a BIA. This week I spent some time teaching the GPG course in-house for a bank. We had a long discussion on BIAs and the advantages and disadvantages of including financial impacts in a BIA. So I thought I would share why I don&rsquo...

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When is an ISO not an ISO?

17 NOVEMBER 2017 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

This week PlanB Consulting are celebrating passing part 2 of our audit and being certified to ISO 9001. It has been 6 months of hard work and lots of late nights for some, but we achieved it. I am a great believer in ISO standards and at PlanB Consulting we have ISO 9001 and ISO 22301. As BC plans aren’t tested often, it is not too difficult to let thi...

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Some thoughts from the BCI World Conference 2017

10 NOVEMBER 2017 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

Returning home from another successful BCI World, Charlie shares his thoughts and feedback on the conference. The conference finished 24 hours ago, so I thought I would share some thoughts with you. I attended as part of the BC Training and PlanB exhibition stand and also gave a talk on the main conference on Wednesday, titled “Business Continuity an...

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10 lessons from the report on the NHS WannaCry cyber attack

03 NOVEMBER 2017 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

This week Charlie reflects on the newly released WannaCry report and outlines key lessons organisations can take from the cyber attack. The National Audit Office investigation into the “WannaCry cyber attack and the NHS” was published this week, so I thought I would share 10 lessons from the report which are relevant to all organisations. ...

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Business Continuity in the Caribbean

02 NOVEMBER 2017 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

Returning from his recent business trip to the Caribbean, Charlie reflects on the lessons he learned in relation to natural disasters. For the past week, I have been in the Caribbean delivering a series of business continuity workshops and I thought I would share some of the lessons I learned from my two trips to the area. My first lesson is about the...

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