Ewan is Advisor of the Year at the CIR Awards

24 JUNE 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

All of us are delighted that Ewan Donald, our Principal Consultant, was awarded Advisor of the Year 2018 at this year's CIR Awards. The following is taken from his Linkedin post on gaining the award: Delighted to have been among the winners at the CIR Magazine Business Continuity Awards last night, where I was named Adviser of the Year! A big surprise a...

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“The Manifesto for Organizational Resilience” - Some Thoughts

24 JUNE 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

Charlie shares his thoughts on the Business Continuity Institute’s “Manifesto for Organizational Resilience”, which was released as part of Business Continuity Awareness Week. This week I have been rushing around, so I haven’t really been following Business Continuity Awareness week too closely. One item that caught my eye was the Bu...

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“Peace in our time” - Donald and Kim: A Crisis Communications View

24 JUNE 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

Following the first summit meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, Charlie outlines how crisis communications can be used effectively to manage an incident and meet the expectations of stakeholders. There was no doubt that the meeting between President Trump and Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un was historic, but the debate surrounded how successful it wa...

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Is social media changing?

24 JUNE 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

With the recent Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal influencing new restrictions surrounding social media platforms, I consider whether the use of social media during incidents will change. Over the last few weeks we have seen the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica data scandal unfolding. The incident led to Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, testifyi...

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Business Continuity and Culture

24 JUNE 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

After spending this week in South Africa, Charlie shares his thoughts on the impact of culture on business continuity. This week I have been teaching MSc students in South Africa and I thought I would share my views on how business continuity can be affected by the culture of the country. I was only in the country for four days, so my impression was perhap...

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Charlie is a winner at the BCI European Awards

07 JUNE 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

Charlie at the Business Continuty Institue European Awardsin, in May, was voted as Industry Personality of the Year. He was unable to attend the awards as he was teaching on an Work Based MSc in South Africa. He was represented by Jamie who went along to the award ceremony in Milan. Along with Jamie was Steve a client, and a native of Linwood where PlanB'...

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