Writing Incident Management Objectives

31 AUGUST 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week, Charlie shares some advice on how to write incident management objectives. For this week’s bulletin, instead of commenting on an item in the news, I thought I would share some technical information on how to write incident objectives. During an incident, it is seemingly obvious that your objective is to solve the problem and return the orga...

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#crisis - Social Media in Incident Response Event

31 AUGUST 2018 | POSTED BY ROGER BROOMFIELD

Using our award-winning Media Incident Training Simulator, we held an interactive workshop at Glasgow Caledonian University to demonstrate how social media can impact incident response. Yesterday, PlanB Consulting held a learning event in partnership with Scottish Continuity on the impact social media has had on how organisations respond to an inciden...

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Deal or No Deal

24 AUGUST 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week Charlie looks at Brexit and the role of the business continuity manager. At lunchtime yesterday, I asked everyone in the office whether there was a specific subject I should be writing this bulletin on. There weren’t any sensible suggestions this week! Whilst packing up to go home, I put the radio on and it became clear what I should talk ab...

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PlanB Sponsored the Coll Half Marathon 2018

24 AUGUST 2018 | POSTED BY ROGER BROOMFIELD

Last weekend, PlanB Consulting sponsored and participated in the the Coll Half Marathon. Along with members of our sister company, BC-Training, Kim and Charlie ran against a backdrop of overcast skies and choppy seas. A big shoutout to everyone that supported us over the weekend - especially Charlie's headband! ...

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BC on a Budget: 4 Things Entrepreneurs & SMEs Can Do To Improve Resilience

17 AUGUST 2018 | POSTED BY ROGER BROOMFIELD

This week, Charlie's away on a hard earned holiday. In his stead, Roger Broomfield, our new Sales and Marketing Manager, reflects on his experience of working alongside SMEs in Scotland. In the realm of the entrepreneur, the only equipment you need to conquer the world is a kitchen table, a laptop and a coffee. Over the last year, I’ve been incre...

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Free Resources - We Like Free Stuff!

10 AUGUST 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week Charlie shares some useful sources of Business Continuity information. I thought today I would point you in the direction of three different sets of business continuity resources which I find very useful, and even better that they are free. 1. Youtube. If you want a video of most things and events you can find it on YouTube. So, if you are do...

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Extreme Business Continuity - Lessons from Hurricane Maria

03 AUGUST 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

Reflecting on his time in Puerto Rico, Charlie shares what he learned from the experiences of those impacted by the events of Hurricane Maria. This week I have been delivering training and exercises in Puerto Rico, whilst learning from the experiences of those who were involved in Hurricane Maria. For this bulletin, I thought I would share some of the human...

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